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23, Kneesworth Street

A Grade I Listed Building in Royston, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0492 / 52°2'57"N

Longitude: -0.0245 / 0°1'28"W

OS Eastings: 535566

OS Northings: 240818

OS Grid: TL355408

Mapcode National: GBR K7Q.DNB

Mapcode Global: VHGNB.JRFG

Entry Name: 23, Kneesworth Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1964

Last Amended: 11 June 1976

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161778

Location: Royston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Royston

Built-Up Area: Royston

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Royston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
5255 KNEESWORTH STREET
(East Side)
No 23 (formerly
listed as The Old Palace)
TL 3540 1/3 14.6.64.
I
2.
Remodelling circa 1700 of earlier house. Red brick, gabled old tiled roof. 2
storeys and attics. Garden front has moulded brick cornice, 5 sash windows in
flush architrave frames under flat arches; central 2 fold, 6 fielded panelled
central door in surround of narrow fluted Doric pilasters under running fret frieze,
dentil and modillioned cornice and pediment. Street front has 2 projecting chimney
breasts, modern doorway with shell hood on consoles and fluted Doric pilasters.
Modern "Queen Anne" fenestration and north wing.
Interior: ground floor early C18 ovolo panelled room with semi-circular shell
headed niche, original marble chimneypiece; staircase with central newel; some
chamfered ceiling beams. Part of the Royal Palace inhabited by James I and Charles
I.


Listing NGR: TL3556640818

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