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Laburnam Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9084 / 51°54'30"N

Longitude: -0.2861 / 0°17'10"W

OS Eastings: 517994

OS Northings: 224704

OS Grid: TL179247

Mapcode National: GBR H6G.6J1

Mapcode Global: VHGNZ.093C

Entry Name: Laburnam Lodge

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162882

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Preston

Built-Up Area: Preston (North Hertfordshire)

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(South side)

8/90 Laburnam Lodge


House. C17 or earlier, E crosswing c.1700, higher W part C19. Timber
frame roughcast. Crosswing in plum brick irregular Flemish-bond with
many blue headers and red/blue segmental arches. Steep old red tile
roofs. A T-shaped house of 16 storeys facing N. Lobby entrance beside
chimney at junction with E crosswing now altered to window and entrance
into W extension. Later internal W gable chimney before W extension
which itself has an internal W gable chimney. Irregular N front with 2
windows to centre and a third narrower window in blocked doorway on
left. Small-panes casement windows throughout. 2 gabled dormer windows
at eaves, the left hand one projecting a little over top of what appears
to have been a projecting bay window. Large T-plan chimney in narrow
brick with bold corbelled cap. Brick E wing has steep front gable with
moulded gable parapet on corbelled kneelers, plat band, and low plinth.
Moulded cavetto band over 2-lights 1st floor casement with deep
segmental arch. Similar window to ground floor with similar arch over
door on left with plank door and heavy frame. W extension higher but
still 1½ storeys with flat topped 3-lights dormer at eaves. 3-lights
casement below, and plank door to left under gabled tiled hood on curved
brackets. E side of crosswing has plat-band stepping up over segmental
arch of window to rear part, blocked doorway, and blocked window to
front part. Large internal S gable chimney to E wing.

Listing NGR: TL1799424704

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