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The Priory, Hitchin

Description: The Priory

Grade: I
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161401

OS Grid Reference: TL1838328793
OS Grid Coordinates: 518383, 228793
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9450, -0.2791

Location: Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 2DW

Locality: Hitchin
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 2DW

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Listing Text

5255 13.4.51 The Priory
TL 1828 NW 2/37


A large country house vhich has gradually developed from medieval times
until the late C18. The beat known element is the southern section, which
++s completely rebuilt circa,1775 in the Adam style. But there also survive
details of the earlier priory buildings of the C15, as well as intervening
alterations of the C17. English Houses. Period VI - Vol. I (Country
Life 1926) pages 255-274; RCHM pages 119-120; VCH, page 13.

The Priory, Garden Bridge, Coach House and stables form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1838328793

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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