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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HAROLD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1100566

Location

HAROLD HOUSE, 73, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireBroxbourneDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157346

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5251 CHESHUNT HIGH STREET (west side) Waltham Cross No 73 (Harold House) TL 30SE : 5/16 11.6.54

II*

2. 1757. Brown brick, painted stone dressings, mansard old tile roof. Basement, 2 storeys and attics. Slight central pedimented projection. 1:3:1 sash windows in moulded frames with guaged brick lintels. Basement casements, continuous 1st floor sill, moulded cornice, parapet with balustrades in front of box dormers. Circular lunette in pediment surmounted by cartouche carrying date plaque. Steps and bridge up to 4-fielded, 2-flush panelled door in reveal with rectangular fanlight. Surround of Roman Ionic three-quarter columns, pulvinated frieze, modillioned cornice and pediment. Rear elevation has 6/6-pane sash windows, most with original glazing bars. Most interior detail remains: modillioned and pilastered entrance corridor opening to dog-leg staircase, which has pairs of moulded balusters to each steo and scrolls on sides of risors;N and S front rooms with rococo- carved wooden fireplace surrounds and overmantels. Bridge to front door has wrought iron, chinoiserie pattern side railings. Scrolled front gate with side panels and overthrow, three steps with curved hand rail and attached footscrapes. 1982 front spiked side railings.

Listing NGR: TL3605900236

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National Grid Reference: TL 36059 00236

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