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23, Kneesworth Street, Royston

Description: 23, Kneesworth Street

Grade: I
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

Location: Kneesworth Street, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 5AB

Locality: Royston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 5AB

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Listing Text

(East Side)
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

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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