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The Flat the Gage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7546 / 51°45'16"N

Longitude: -0.1229 / 0°7'22"W

OS Eastings: 529661

OS Northings: 207882

OS Grid: TL296078

Mapcode National: GBR J9Q.ZPM

Mapcode Global: VHGPT.T5D7

Entry Name: The Flat the Gage

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356190

Location: Little Berkhamsted, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Little Berkhamsted

Built-Up Area: Little Berkhamsted

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Berkhamsted

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

LITTLE BERKHAMSTED BUCKS ALLEY
TL 20 NE
(North side)
Little Berkhamsted
7/83 The Gage and The Flat
20.10.52 (formerly listed as
Gage House.)
- II

House. Early C16, floored and heated in C17, altered and extended late
C18, C19 and C20. Timber frame with brick additions, rendered. Tiled
roofs. Hall house with lower wing, additions at upper end. All 2
storeys. 3 bay hall range has entrance in original screens passage
position to left, 6 panelled door, C18 doorcase with dentilled cornice,
C19 tiled hood. 2 and 3 light casements, ground floor architraves with
cornices. Close eaves. Large C17 axial stack to centre of hall with
rebuilt multiple diagonal shafts. To right a gable to front over upper
end, ground floor projecting rectangular bay addition, first floor 2
light architraved casement, bargeboards. To far right a small window on
first floor with old leaded panes. Lower crosswing to left is set back
slightly, ground floor projecting rectangular bay addition, first floor
2 light casement, bargeboarded gable. Left return has a large external
stack with C19 diagonal shafts with a projection to right with a
relieving arch. Crosswing extends further to rear, ground floor canted
bay and first floor 3 light casement. C19 additions to rear of hall.
Ground floor lean-to outshut open to right with steps up to a recessed
entrance with moulded timber porch, 2/3 glazed doors to rear end of
screens passage. Three first floor 2 light casements each in a separate
gable, stack with diagonal shafts where hall meets lower wing to rear.
C18 service block addition to upper end projects slightly to front with
ground floor paired small pane architraved casements. Two first floor 2
light leaded pane casements. Right end stack with 2 diagonal shafts.
Twin gabled right end with scattered sashes and casements, lean-to
outshuts. A separate block added to rear of original upper end. 2
storeys. 1 bay of casements with a gable to garden. Further C20 addition
to rear. Interior: late C17 or early C18 bolection moulded panelling,
early C19 doorcases, late C19 staircase. Formerly known as Gazes Place.
(RCHM 1910: G. Millington, Little Berkhamsted, 1981: RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL2966107882

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