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Latitude: 51.9461 / 51°56'46"N
Longitude: 0.0026 / 0°0'9"E
OS Eastings: 537741
OS Northings: 229409
OS Grid: TL377294
Mapcode National: GBR K8X.TS6
Mapcode Global: VHHLD.0B8Y
Entry Name: Alswick Hall
Listing Date: 19 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101335
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159741
Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Buntingford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Layston with Buntingford
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 32NE BUNTINGFORD HARE STREET ROAD
4/8 Alswick Hall
Country house. C16 E range, early C17 main range with front
altered in early C19 and then largely rebuilt after fire in
1950s. Timber frame on brick plinth largely exposed timbers with
roughcast panels, and fan pargetting also on E wing. Steep old
red tile roofs. A large 2-storeys T-plan house with main range
facing W over brick revetted terrace above remains of moat.
Through-passage near middle, with service end to N with external
gable chimney, hall to S with rear lateral fireplace backing onto
fireplace in brewhouse in E wing. Parlour at S end with external
gable chimney. Stair tower in SE angle of wings with entrance
from hall. 2-storeys E wing on rising slope with one and a half
storeys part with 2 gabled dormer on each side. 9 windows long W
front with cross windows and leaded glazing (windows renewed),
chamfered red brick plinth, large gabled porch with double doors,
and paired tall square chimney shafts set diagonally on chimneys
at each end. Exposed framing of rear wall shows the house to
have been heightened by 1 metre. Interior had 4-centred moulded
stone fireplace in parlour, and C16 clasped-purlin roofs to E
range. Large Composite Order stone capital used as wellhead next
S end of house. (RCHM (1911) 139 No 4: VCH (1914) 80-1: RCHM
Listing NGR: TL3774129409
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