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Kingswell House

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Walden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9092 / 51°54'33"N

Longitude: -0.3244 / 0°19'27"W

OS Eastings: 515357

OS Northings: 224731

OS Grid: TL153247

Mapcode National: GBR H6D.8SJ

Mapcode Global: VHGNY.B8BR

Entry Name: Kingswell House

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162811

Location: King's Walden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: King's Walden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: King's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 12 SE KINGS WALDEN KINGSWELL END
(South side)

4/19 Kingswell House

GV II

House. Late C15 open hall house with storeyed E crosswing, floor and
stair inserted in hall in late C16. Renovated and SW extension later
C20. Timber frame roughcast with steep old red tile roofs. A 2-bays,
1½-storeys, hall range with projecting 2-storeys gabled E crosswing
jettied to front (N) with 3 curved brackets. 3-lights dormer window to
roof of hall range and entrance next to crosswing beside internal
chimney with square shaft above roof. 2 casement windows to each floor
of wing and one to ground floor of hall range to W of where roof carried
down as porch. Very large C18 external W gable chimney to hall range
with 4 tiled offsets. Bow window added to E side of wing. Interior has
double-rebated cruciform crown post with 4-ways bracing to hall roof set
on arch-braced tie-beam with hollow chamfers to braces. Wing roof clean:
hall roof sooted. Inserted floor elaborately moulded with hollow chamfer
and roll to each side of axial beam, and similar edge-rolls to soffit of
joists. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL1530824708

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

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