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Remains of Old Gorhambury

A Grade I Listed Building in St. Michael, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7562 / 51°45'22"N

Longitude: -0.3928 / 0°23'34"W

OS Eastings: 511029

OS Northings: 207616

OS Grid: TL110076

Mapcode National: GBR H81.X2Z

Mapcode Global: VHFS7.44P0

Entry Name: Remains of Old Gorhambury

Listing Date: 19 October 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163801

Location: St. Michael, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: St Michael

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Albans St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north west side)

9/259 Remains of Old


Ruins of the mansion begun in 1563 by Sir Nicholas Bacon and
extended in 1570s. Red brick and flint. Stone dressings. Porch
and hall remain from the former 2-courtyard house, the entrance
court formerly on S and service court on N. The 2-storey porch
has good stone classical detail. 3-sided arched entrance on
ground floor with flanking Doric columns. Enriched entablature.
Tympana with roundels. Upper floor with square mullioned and
transomed windows on E and W sides. Ionic columns. Dentilled
cornice. Attic above with coat of arms. Hall to rear left
retains tall mullioned and transomed window marking dais.
Lateral stack to right. Visited by Queen Elizabeth I 1570, 1573,
1577. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (C.L. 16.12.33, Pevsner

Listing NGR: TL1102907616

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