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105, Town Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Benington, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.893 / 51°53'34"N

Longitude: -0.1032 / 0°6'11"W

OS Eastings: 530619

OS Northings: 223304

OS Grid: TL306233

Mapcode National: GBR K9J.BQF

Mapcode Global: VHGP2.5P86

Entry Name: 105, Town Lane

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159616

Location: Benington, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Benington

Built-Up Area: Benington

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Benington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Benington
TL 32 SW BENINGTON TOWN LANE
(north side)

4/12 No 105
(formerly listed as
24.11.66 The Old House
(Benington Place)

- II

House. Late C15 or early C16 open hall house, S end bay later.
Timber frame on brick plinth (renewed), roughcast with a steep
old red tile roof. A long 2-storeys house facing W. Middle part
formerly open to roof with smoke-blackened rafters. N end
storied of same date. S bay added. 2 central chimneys, one
cruciform and one T-shaped. 5 windows balanced front with 2-
light casement windows above and 3-light windows below. 2 hipped,
tiled porches (one infilled). Gabled rear stair tower and wall
timbers exposed inside rear outshut. Close-studding with curved
tension bracing and wind braces in side purlin roof. 4-light
diamond mullioned window on 1st floor with sliding shutter
(renewed). Lengths of early C14 moulded beam re-used as mantels
on ground floor with carved foliage and shields with de Benetade
arms, probably from restoration of chancel of St Peter's parish
church in C19. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL3061923304

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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