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The Priory

A Grade I Listed Building in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.945 / 51°56'42"N

Longitude: -0.2791 / 0°16'44"W

OS Eastings: 518383

OS Northings: 228793

OS Grid: TL183287

Mapcode National: GBR H62.27S

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.3CTS

Plus Code: 9C3XWPWC+29

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161401

ID on this website: 101102211

Location: Hitchin Hill, North Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Hitchin Highbury

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hitchin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hitchin

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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5255 13.4.51 The Priory
TL 1828 NW 2/37


A large country house vhich has gradually developed from medieval times
until the late C18. The beat known element is the southern section, which
++s completely rebuilt circa,1775 in the Adam style. But there also survive
details of the earlier priory buildings of the C15, as well as intervening
alterations of the C17. English Houses. Period VI - Vol. I (Country
Life 1926) pages 255-274; RCHM pages 119-120; VCH, page 13.

The Priory, Garden Bridge, Coach House and stables form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1838328793

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