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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342141
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355475
Location: Berkhamsted, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4
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
+j 9 HIGH STREET
No 20 (Edgeworth House)
SP 90 NE
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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