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Gamels Hall, and Gamels Keep, Hertford Heath

Description: Gamels Hall, and Gamels Keep

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 160678

OS Grid Reference: TL3502612672
OS Grid Coordinates: 535026, 212672
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7964, -0.0434

Location: B1502, Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire SG13 7SB

Locality: Hertford Heath
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG13 7SB

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Listing Text


2/72 Gamels Hall, and
24.11.66 Gamels Keep
(formerly listed as
Gamel's Hall)

- II

House, now 2 houses. C17, altered and brick cased in C18, extensions to
E and W in C19 and C20. Timber frame cased in red brick in Flemish-bond.
Steep pitched roof now covered in slates. A 2-storeys and attics house
facing N, gabled short 2-storeys projection on S side, and 2-storeys
extensions at each end. N front has 2 box dormers on roofslope, large
end-chimneys, flush-box sash window with 6/6 panes over central
entrance, 2 similar windows to RH and one window to LH. Ground floor
has corresponding windows altered in C19 to recessed 2/2 panes sashes
with rendered reveals and flat arch. 6-panels fielded door in C18 Doric
wooden doorcase, semi-circular fanlight, and triangular open pediment. S
front has flush-box sashes, one in central projection with tall narrow
recesses on returns. Extensions set back from S front with canted roof
between. Interior has C18 staircase, 6- and 4-panelled doors with cyma
mouldings. H-hinges to cupboard doors. SE room has C18 wooden
chimneypiece and dentilled cornice. Part moated site. (RCHM (1911)142:
VCH (1912)409: Pevsner (1977)235).

Listing NGR: TL3502612672

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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