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Bengeo Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8053 / 51°48'19"N

Longitude: -0.0717 / 0°4'18"W

OS Eastings: 533047

OS Northings: 213609

OS Grid: TL330136

Mapcode National: GBR KBK.LR0

Mapcode Global: VHGPG.PWYF

Entry Name: Bengeo Old House

Listing Date: 12 April 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461515

Location: Hertford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bengeo Holy Trinity and St Leonard with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


817-1/14/288 (South side)
12/04/73 Bengeo Old House


Formerly known as: St Leonard's Bengeo.
Former vicarage of St Leonard's Church (qv) which adjoins to
north-west, now private house. Late C16, with C18, C19 and C20
alterations and extensions. Timber-framed and plastered,
rendered brickwork, old tiled multi-gabled roofs.
South elevation with irregular 7-bay front, 1 room deep.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics, first floor has 7 sashes,
mainly 12 pane, gable above window in third bay from right,
ground floor has wood casement windows below segmental arches,
12-pane sash beneath gable and large early C19 French windows
with moulded mullions and transoms and divided glazing beneath
broad segmental arch at right.
North elevation with projecting gables left and right (latter
extended 1989), central projecting gable, brought forward
1989, over projecting ground floor porch. Recessed gable to
left, and low pitched Welsh slated lean-to across front,
infilling between projecting gables and central porch.
Irregular fenestration, late C19 timber-framed porch with
brick base half-glazed, leaded light, glazed sidelights,
cambered embattled head with ornamental studding and
pebbledash panels above, and oversailing open gabled roof
supported on moulded consoles.
Roof: 1 box casement dormer on left of south face, central red
brick chimney, clustered square shafts, with oversailing
courses and long orange clay pots, other chimneys rendered.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL3304713609

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