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The Wilderness, Preston

Description: The Wilderness

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162867

OS Grid Reference: TL1765024969
OS Grid Coordinates: 517650, 224969
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9108, -0.2910

Location: Butchers Lane, Preston, Hertfordshire SG4 7TS

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7TS

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Listing Text

(East side)

8/75 The Wilderness


House. Early C18, C18/C19 E extensions. Plum brick in Flemish-bond with
red dressings, roughcast to 1st floor of extension and applied half-
timbering to its front and upper part of W gable end. Steep old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys, end-chimneys, 2-cells plan house facing S with
central entrance and 2- and 1-storeys E extension. Internal gable
chimneys to main range with rear-wall chimney to single-storey hipped
roof E end extension. S front has 3 upper windows to main range with box
eaves, plat band, central entrance by a half-glazed door in middle
between 2 shallow bays. Flush casement windows generally, with small
panes, 2-lights with 3-lights to 2-storeys part of E extension which has
a lean-to pentice with door and window. Sun fire insurance plaque on

Listing NGR: TL1765024969

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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