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Hertford Castle

Hob Uid: 520626
Location :
Hertfordshire
East Hertfordshire
Hertford
Grid Ref : TL3245012460
Summary : Castle gatehouse, subsequently residence, Local Authority offices since 1912. circa 1460-65, altered and extended late 18th-20th centuries, interior restored 1967-71, architects Donald Insall and Partners. Original floors framed by Thomas Norman, carpenter, 1464; original mason William Hull. Gatehouse has massive walls with 1/2 octagonal turrets each side of central gateway, infilled 1789-92. 2 upper floors each have 1 major and 1 minor chamber, with studded partition walls and beamed roofs still in situ. 2 bay south wing and single bay north wing added in 1937. Octagonal stair turret with castellated roof rises above main parapet level in south-east corner. 2 and 3 storeys and basement.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Ca 1460-5
Monument End Date : 1465
Monument Start Date : 1460
Monument Type : Gatehouse
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered 1789-92
Monument End Date : 1792
Monument Start Date : 1789
Monument Type : Gatehouse
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered 1937
Monument End Date : 1937
Monument Start Date : 1937
Monument Type : Gatehouse
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 39618
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 461231
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 31 SW 102
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Associated Monuments : 520625
Relationship type : Is referred to by

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