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The Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Graveley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.936 / 51°56'9"N

Longitude: -0.211 / 0°12'39"W

OS Eastings: 523086

OS Northings: 227895

OS Grid: TL230278

Mapcode National: GBR J7H.MG9

Mapcode Global: VHGNT.9L9R

Entry Name: The Grange

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162633

Location: Graveley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Graveley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Graveley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2327 (West side)

13/20 No. 31
27.5.68 (The Grange)


House. C16 or early C17 rear wing, mid C18 front block. Timber framed
rear wing cased in red brick, front block plum brick with lighter red
brick dressings. Steep old red tile roofs. A tall symmetrical 2-storeys
cellar and attic house facing E set back from street behind a high wall.
A long low older 2-storeys rear wing at SW with large internal chimney,
facing S. Front block has 2-cells, central-entrance plan with projecting
gable chimneys to N and S. Staircase at rear links the staggered floor
levels in the two parts of the house. 3-bays symmetrical E front has
centre bay breaking forward and parapet above eaves band raking up as
pediment to centre. Parapet runs out against raking gable parapet at
each end. 3 moulded flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes and external
blind-boxes under flat gauged arches. 5 stone steps lead up to central
6-panels fielded door with radial lead fanlight in painted stone Gibbs
surround with full entablature, swelled frieze and triple keystone. S
side of SW wing has 4 2-lights casement windows to 1st floor and
2 4-lights windows to ground floor, all with small panes. Front entrance
hall floored in red and blue tiling. Cut string stair round square well
has carved tread-ends and 3 turned balusters to each tread. Rises to
attic level. Swept handrail echoed in dado on wall. Chamfered beams in
rear wing. (Pevsner (1977)149).

Listing NGR: TL2308627895

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