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Binghams Park, Great Gaddesden

Description: Binghams Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157899

OS Grid Reference: TL0306509577
OS Grid Coordinates: 503065, 209577
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7754, -0.5076

Location: Potten End Hill, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP1 3BN

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP1 3BN

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Listing Text

TL 00 NW
(North side)
5/120 Binghams Park
- II

House. Early C17, altered to 2 cottages in C19, C20 additions to rear
and sides. Timber frame older part, red brick newer parts, all plastered
externally. C20 N part weatherboarded. Steep pitched roofs now slated.
An irregular 1 1/2-storeys house oriented N-S with 2-cells, internal-
chimney, formerly lobby-entry house, and short gabled former kitchen
wing projecting to E from S part of house. 2-storeys gabled later
additions to SW and N, and lean-to entrance and stair extension E.
Picturesque exterior with many gables, gabled dormers, large external
chimneys, and casement windows. Round-headed oak entrance door. Interior
has exposed timbers of wall-frame, clasped-purlin roof with straight
wind-braces, squint-butted scarf joint in wallplate, axial chamfered
floor beams with bar-stop in main room N of chimney-stack, and scroll.
stop in kitchen-wing. Some early C18 2-panel doors with H-hinges.

Listing NGR: TL0306509577

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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