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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1342141



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Berkhamsted

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-May-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355475

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1. +j 9 HIGH STREET (North Side) NORTHSIDE No 20 (Edgeworth House) SP 90 NE


2. C16 brick foundations, structure incorporates C16 timber framework. Remodelled later C18, date 1767 carved on brick of north west chimney stack. Altered and enlarged C19 by addition of east wing, - Main west block has stucco front, hipped Welsh slated roof, 2 storeys and basement forming ground floor to back elevation, Plinth, tall pilasters, eaves band, parapet. 3 nearly flush sashes with glazing bars, Jalousies. 2 Venetian windows at back. East. wing of brick pa+r.Ll,y rendered. Welsh stated roof * 2 storeys and Lahethett, reoasded +I[I;h 2 flush sashes with gla'zing bars, Eaves corni.ce, = ', -+' '+=- ' ' Projecting bay on left; of east king with doorway up stone steps with iron railings. 8 panel door, 6 panels 1"tel(ie(1, ? flus ornamental glaing bars to [Fanlight, archivolt; surrd,utid of" attached Greek Ionic columns, entablature with central tablet, architrave with central tablet, architrave and frieze broken forward over columns, panel above with (imimy balustrade. Interior: elegant la.LerCl8 plasterwork, notably to octagonal room with ceiling decoration and garlands round arched niches. . + bfaria Edgeworth, novelist, lived here as a child with her parents, 1716-8i) and 1781. The house was then known as The Limes; it was renamed Edgeworth House in 1911.

Listing NGR: SP9796408469

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National Grid Reference: SP 97964 08469


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