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Description: 23, Kneesworth Street
Date Listed: 14 June 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 161778
OS Grid Reference: TL3556640818
OS Grid Coordinates: 535566, 240818
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0492, -0.0245
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5255 KNEESWORTH STREET
No 23 (formerly
listed as The Old Palace)
TL 3540 1/3 14.6.64.
Remodelling circa 1700 of earlier house. Red brick, gabled old tiled roof. 2
storeys and attics. Garden front has moulded brick cornice, 5 sash windows in
flush architrave frames under flat arches; central 2 fold, 6 fielded panelled
central door in surround of narrow fluted Doric pilasters under running fret frieze,
dentil and modillioned cornice and pediment. Street front has 2 projecting chimney
breasts, modern doorway with shell hood on consoles and fluted Doric pilasters.
Modern "Queen Anne" fenestration and north wing.
Interior: ground floor early C18 ovolo panelled room with semi-circular shell
headed niche, original marble chimneypiece; staircase with central newel; some
chamfered ceiling beams. Part of the Royal Palace inhabited by James I and Charles
Listing NGR: TL3556640818
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Source: English Heritage
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