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The Wilderness

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9108 / 51°54'39"N

Longitude: -0.291 / 0°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 517650

OS Northings: 224969

OS Grid: TL176249

Mapcode National: GBR H6F.57H

Mapcode Global: VHGNY.X70H

Plus Code: 9C3XWP65+8H

Entry Name: The Wilderness

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162867

Location: Preston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Preston

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Paul's Walden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Great Offley


(East side)

8/75 The Wilderness


House. Early C18, C18/C19 E extensions. Plum brick in Flemish-bond with
red dressings, roughcast to 1st floor of extension and applied half-
timbering to its front and upper part of W gable end. Steep old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys, end-chimneys, 2-cells plan house facing S with
central entrance and 2- and 1-storeys E extension. Internal gable
chimneys to main range with rear-wall chimney to single-storey hipped
roof E end extension. S front has 3 upper windows to main range with box
eaves, plat band, central entrance by a half-glazed door in middle
between 2 shallow bays. Flush casement windows generally, with small
panes, 2-lights with 3-lights to 2-storeys part of E extension which has
a lean-to pentice with door and window. Sun fire insurance plaque on

Listing NGR: TL1765024969

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