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Gosmore House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9311 / 51°55'51"N

Longitude: -0.2745 / 0°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 518735

OS Northings: 227247

OS Grid: TL187272

Mapcode National: GBR H62.X0N

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.6Q7H

Plus Code: 9C3XWPJG+C6

Entry Name: Gosmore House

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162648

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 (East side)

8/36 Gosmore House
- II

House. N wing early C16, main range mid C17, S end C19 or C20. Timber
frame, largely cased or replaced by brick, stuccoed exterior, steep old
red tile roofs. A large 2-storeys asymmetrical house set back in
grounds, facing W. At N a 2-storeys crosswing adjoining site of former
small open hall replaced by an internal-chimney, lobby-entry plan range
with hall to N of stack, parlour to S of stack and stair probably to
rear of stack. W front has gabled crosswing at LH and 3 small gables
above the main upper floor windows each with bargeboards and pendants.
Label mouldings over main windows and arched over upper window in LH
gable. Small-panes casement windows of 3-lights generally. Projecting
flat roofed central porch with half-glazed door with flat moulded hood
on shaped brackets. Moulded cornice to 2-storeys semi-octagonal bay
window on N end. Large internal central chimney with 3 conjoined
diagonal shafts. Interior has wallplates of C16 crosswing lower than
tie-beams of hall range. Chamfered and hollow stopped axial beams in
hall range. Original timber lintel to fireplace raised. Partition on 1st
floor over crossbeam in large room to S of chimney. Clasped-purlin roof
with long straight wind-braces. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1873527247

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