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A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8011 / 51°48'3"N

Longitude: -0.0832 / 0°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 532267

OS Northings: 213120

OS Grid: TL322131

Mapcode National: GBR KBQ.3SB

Mapcode Global: VHGPG.HZWN

Plus Code: 9C3XRW28+CP

Entry Name: Whitacre

Listing Date: 12 April 1973

Last Amended: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461448

ID on this website: 101268775

Location: Bengeo, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bengeo Holy Trinity and St Leonard with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL3213SW PORT HILL, Bengeo
817-1/15/283 (West side)
12/04/73 Whitacre
(Formerly Listed as:


Villa. c1840, reputedly a remodelling of earlier house.
Colourwashed brick, Welsh slated hipped roof with broad
panelled eaves soffit, cast-iron verandahs. Central entrance
with 3-bay south elevation.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey front 3-storey rear. South elevation has
full width verandah ground and first floors, slender cast-iron
columns and storey beams, 5 bays, first floor with pierced
segmental arcade heads, Gothic railings with interlaced ogee
heads and quatrefoils, arcaded glazed panels at sides on
ground floor.
Main elevation of building recessed, subdivided into 3 bays by
shallow pilaster strips. First floor has tall plain glazed
sash windows left and right and tall French windows with
12-panes in centre. Ground floor with 2 segmental bow windows,
each with 2 plain glazed sashes, and central 2 fold 4-panel
door, upper 2 glazed beneath semicircular fanlight with
radiating tracery with slim pilaster and surround. Stone paved
verandah and 2 stone steps. Projecting single storeyed
polygonal bay window at right, with 3 sashes and low pitched
Welsh slated roof with lead roll hips.
Subsidiary elevations have irregular fenestration, with a plat
band on the west at first-floor level indicating the
possibility of comprehensive remodelling of an earlier
building on the site.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL3226713120

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