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A Grade II Listed Building in St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9299 / 51°55'47"N

Longitude: -0.276 / 0°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 518630

OS Northings: 227111

OS Grid: TL186271

Mapcode National: GBR H62.WKV

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.5RFF

Plus Code: 9C3XWPHF+XH

Entry Name: Hindsmount

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162666

Location: St. Ippolyts, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Ippolyts

Built-Up Area: Hitchin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 1827 (North side)

8/54 Hindsmount

House. C17, early C18 brick front, altered and extended in early C19
when it was occupied by Sir Samuel Venables Hinde, hero of the Battle of
Salamanca (1812). Timber frame on brick and flint plinth, roughcast, red
brick front, and steep red tile roofs. 2-storeys, internal-chimney,
2-cells, lobby-entry plan house, set back from road, facing S. Rear
extensions and lean-to W end outshut. S front has plinth, plat-band, 2
windows to each floor, door in middle with small oval recess over
containing the figure of a hind. 3-lights flush casement windows
(4-lights to ground floor LH). Sash window with 3/3 panes to single
storey parapeted outshut on LH end. 6-panels fielded door (lower 2
panels flush beaded) in heavy frame under trellis porch. Brick chimney
on ridge in line with door has 2 conjoined square shafts and C19 added
shaft on E side. E gable end has roughcast gable triangle, side purlins,
and canted single-storey bay window. Hinde was the son of
Capt. Robert Hinde of Preston Castle who was Sterne's model for his
character 'Uncle Toby'. House occupied c.1880-85 by Mary Forbes Curling
who wrote on Sterne and Bunyan in Macmillan's Magazine in 1877. (Inf
Mrs. Rance).

Listing NGR: TL1863027111

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