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Hinxworth Place, Hinxworth

Description: Hinxworth Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 162230

OS Grid Reference: TL2388339597
OS Grid Coordinates: 523883, 239597
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0409, -0.1952

Location: Hinxworth, Hertfordshire SG7 5HB

Locality: Hinxworth
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG7 5HB

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Listing Text

in the entry for

(east side)

Hinxworth Place

the item shall be amended to read

Hinxworth Place


(East side)

3/118 Hinxworth Place


Manor house, now two properties. Late C15. SE wing added in C16. Whole
house rewindowed early-mid C17 and extended with lean-to at rear. Clunch
walls. Flint rubble plinth. Plain tile C18 hipped roof with 2 3-light
leaded casement dormers. 2 storeys and attics. The front (NE) elevation
has 4 mullioned and transomed stone casements, the upper floor with 3
lights, the 2 left-hand ground floor windows with 4 lights and moulded
cornices. Original door towards right has pointed arch in hooded and
moulded square frame. An original cinquefoiled 2-light window to right
of door. The other C15 windows were reset in lean-to at rear, 4 windows
in all, 1 at side of lean-to and others at rear. At left on front is a
blocked door with moulded depressed arch. The wing has plastered and
jettied upper floor. 5-light mullioned and transomed window to ground
floor SW end retaining some original armorial glass. C16-17 external red
brick stack on NW side. SE side has a C16 4-centre arch door and a
restored 3-light mullioned window. 1980 lean-to extension on front.
Interior: hall to left of door was built as 2 storeys with heavy moulded
floor beams. Large fireplace, now blocked. Adjoining door is a timber
partition with 2 4-centre-arch doors to former service rooms. In room
above are extensive c.1500 wall paintings. Red ochre brocade pattern on
yellow background. Above the fireplace are many graffiti in an early
script. Another stone fireplace in passage above hall. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2388339597

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Source: English Heritage

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