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Edgeworth House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7663 / 51°45'58"N

Longitude: -0.5818 / 0°34'54"W

OS Eastings: 497964

OS Northings: 208469

OS Grid: SP979084

Mapcode National: GBR F54.9Q1

Mapcode Global: VHFRX.VVSS

Plus Code: 9C3XQC89+G7

Entry Name: Edgeworth House

Listing Date: 9 May 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355475

Location: Berkhamsted, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Berkhamsted

Built-Up Area: Berkhamsted

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northchurch

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description


1.
+j 9 HIGH STREET
(North Side)
NORTHSIDE
No 20 (Edgeworth House)
SP 90 NE

II*


2.
C16 brick foundations, structure incorporates C16 timber framework.
Remodelled later C18, date 1767 carved on brick of north west chimney stack.
Altered and enlarged C19 by addition of east wing, -
Main west block has stucco front, hipped Welsh slated roof, 2 storeys and
basement forming ground floor to back elevation, Plinth, tall pilasters,
eaves band, parapet. 3 nearly flush sashes with glazing bars, Jalousies.
2 Venetian windows at back. East. wing of brick pa+r.Ll,y rendered. Welsh
stated roof * 2 storeys and Lahethett, reoasded +I[I;h 2 flush sashes with
gla'zing bars, Eaves corni.ce, = ', -+' '+=- ' '
Projecting bay on left; of east king with doorway up stone steps with iron
railings. 8 panel door, 6 panels 1"tel(ie(1, ? flus ornamental glaing bars
to [Fanlight, archivolt; surrd,utid of" attached Greek Ionic columns, entablature
with central tablet, architrave with central tablet, architrave and frieze
broken forward over columns, panel above with (imimy balustrade.
Interior: elegant la.LerCl8 plasterwork, notably to octagonal room with
ceiling decoration and garlands round arched niches. . +
bfaria Edgeworth, novelist, lived here as a child with her parents, 1716-8i)
and 1781. The house was then known as The Limes; it was renamed Edgeworth
House in 1911.


Listing NGR: SP9796408469

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