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Gosmore Farmhouse, Benington

Description: Gosmore Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 159607

OS Grid Reference: TL3109422869
OS Grid Coordinates: 531094, 222869
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8890, -0.0965

Location: 19 Hebing End, Benington, Hertfordshire SG2 7DD

Locality: Benington
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7DD

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Listing Text

(north side)

4/22 No 19

24.11.66 (Gosmore Farmhouse)


House. Mid Cl7. Red brick in irregular bond with steep old red
tile hipped roof. A unusual, large, symmetrical, 2-storeys
square house, with 3 windows on each face, and a large central
chimney. Faces E. Projecting plinth, ovolo-moulded band at 1st
floor, and moulded brick cornice. Heavy framed 3-light nearly
flush casement windows with horizontal proportions and chamfered
brick jambs. Window to left of door and 2 on S ground floor cut
down for sash windows with 6/6 panes. 6-panel front door
(renewed) in heavy frame with plastered surround to doorway and
oval window over. Large chimney with diagonal square shaft in
middle of 4 octagonal tall shafts. Blocked windows and
buttresses on N side. Interior has beams and crossbeams, and
wide fireplaces. 4 panelled doors on ground floor and 4 boarded
doors with iron strap hinges on 1st floor.

Listing NGR: TL3109422869

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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