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Laburnam Lodge, Preston

Description: Laburnam Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162882

OS Grid Reference: TL1799424704
OS Grid Coordinates: 517994, 224704
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9084, -0.2861

Location: The Green, Preston, Hertfordshire SG4 7UD

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

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Listing Text

(South side)

8/90 Laburnam Lodge


House. C17 or earlier, E crosswing c.1700, higher W part C19. Timber
frame roughcast. Crosswing in plum brick irregular Flemish-bond with
many blue headers and red/blue segmental arches. Steep old red tile
roofs. A T-shaped house of 16 storeys facing N. Lobby entrance beside
chimney at junction with E crosswing now altered to window and entrance
into W extension. Later internal W gable chimney before W extension
which itself has an internal W gable chimney. Irregular N front with 2
windows to centre and a third narrower window in blocked doorway on
left. Small-panes casement windows throughout. 2 gabled dormer windows
at eaves, the left hand one projecting a little over top of what appears
to have been a projecting bay window. Large T-plan chimney in narrow
brick with bold corbelled cap. Brick E wing has steep front gable with
moulded gable parapet on corbelled kneelers, plat band, and low plinth.
Moulded cavetto band over 2-lights 1st floor casement with deep
segmental arch. Similar window to ground floor with similar arch over
door on left with plank door and heavy frame. W extension higher but
still 1½ storeys with flat topped 3-lights dormer at eaves. 3-lights
casement below, and plank door to left under gabled tiled hood on curved
brackets. E side of crosswing has plat-band stepping up over segmental
arch of window to rear part, blocked doorway, and blocked window to
front part. Large internal S gable chimney to E wing.

Listing NGR: TL1799424704

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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