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Gosmore Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Benington, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8881 / 51°53'17"N

Longitude: -0.0975 / 0°5'51"W

OS Eastings: 531025

OS Northings: 222767

OS Grid: TL310227

Mapcode National: GBR K9K.L5J

Mapcode Global: VHGP2.8S9Z

Entry Name: Gosmore Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159607

Location: Benington, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: 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

(north side)

4/22 No 19

24.11.66 (Gosmore Farmhouse)


House. Mid Cl7. Red brick in irregular bond with steep old red
tile hipped roof. A unusual, large, symmetrical, 2-storeys
square house, with 3 windows on each face, and a large central
chimney. Faces E. Projecting plinth, ovolo-moulded band at 1st
floor, and moulded brick cornice. Heavy framed 3-light nearly
flush casement windows with horizontal proportions and chamfered
brick jambs. Window to left of door and 2 on S ground floor cut
down for sash windows with 6/6 panes. 6-panel front door
(renewed) in heavy frame with plastered surround to doorway and
oval window over. Large chimney with diagonal square shaft in
middle of 4 octagonal tall shafts. Blocked windows and
buttresses on N side. Interior has beams and crossbeams, and
wide fireplaces. 4 panelled doors on ground floor and 4 boarded
doors with iron strap hinges on 1st floor.

Listing NGR: TL3102522767

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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