Dean Incents House - Berkhamstead, Hert's
Posted by: Norfolk12
N 51° 45.570 W 000° 33.744
30U E 668226 N 5737101
Quick Description: A tudor house in the High Street in Berkhamsted,home of Dean Incent
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/5/2011 8:30:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMBN6P
Dean Incent's House. this is no 15 On the Berkhamstead Historical Walk The building Dates from 1500, this is the home of John Incent, Dean of St. Paul's cathedral (1540–1545) and founder of Berkhamsted School in 1541.
John Incent (c. 1480 – 1545) was Dean of St Paul's Cathedral between 1540 and 1545, and the founder of Berkhamsted Collegiate School.
Incent studied at the University of Cambridge and later at All Souls College, Oxford.
He is noted for being one of the agents of the Lord Chancellor Thomas Cromwell responsible for the sequestration of religious properties during the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
His home in Berkhamsted, built in 1500, remains in use to the present day, situated on the High Street facing St Peter's Church
The house is up for sale at present priced £800.000
details from wikipedia and Berkhamstead historical walks leaflet.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1500
Architectural Period/Style: Tudor
Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Dean Incent who was the founder of Berkhamstead Collegiatein 1541
Listed Building Status (if applicable): Grade 1 Listed
Main Material of Construction: Wood and plaster
Private/Public Access: Private but can be viewed from roadside
Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed
Architect (if known): Not listed
Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed
Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed
Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed
Related Website: Not listed
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