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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1295658
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161778
Location: Royston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8
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
5255 KNEESWORTH STREET
No 23 (formerly
listed as The Old Palace)
TL 3540 1/3 14.6.64.
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
Listing NGR: TL3556640818
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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