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Box Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Benington, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.902 / 51°54'7"N

Longitude: -0.1151 / 0°6'54"W

OS Eastings: 529779

OS Northings: 224287

OS Grid: TL297242

Mapcode National: GBR K9B.MQP

Mapcode Global: VHGP1.YGJ8

Entry Name: Box Hall

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159629

Location: Benington, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Benington

Built-Up Area: Benington

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Benington

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 22 SE BENINGTON Benington
WALKERN ROAD
(east side)

3/4 Box Hall
(formerly listed as
24.11.66 Box Hall Farmhouse)

GV II

House. Early Cl7, largely refaced and refenestrated in Cl9,
gable end of W wing rebuilt c1940. Red brick with steep old
red tile roofs. A large symmetrically planned E-shaped house
possibly large enough for 2 households, on the unit system.
2 storeys, facing S. Projecting gabled wings to right and loft
of 3 windows centre with small blocked windows at ends. Gabled
porch with battened front door. 3-light casement windows under
segmental arches. One window to each floor in wings. 2 large
external lateral chimneys at rear, each with 3 diagonal shafts.
Linked at base by later lean-to. Ovolo-mullioned windows survive
at W end (4-light) and rear (2-light). Interior: Ground floor
SW room. Wood panelled (panels full height and with bolection
moulding). Arched corner cupboard, with shaped shelves. East
of above, in lobby, arched corner cupboard with shaped shelves.
Various early types of door with moulded vertical boards. Also
Cl7 and C18 doors including 2 panelled, (one with fielded panels
of early type). 2 straight staircases. Outhouse to W not of
special interest.


Listing NGR: TL2977924287

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