List entry

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: BIGGIN ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1102181

Location

BIGGIN ALMSHOUSES, QUEEN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireNorth HertfordshireDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Apr-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Jun-1974

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161528

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5255 QUEEN STREET (North-West Side) Biggin Almhouses. (Formerly listed under Bancroft). TL 1828 NE 3/28 TL 1829 SE 4/28

II* 13.4.51.

2. Early C17 almhouses built in four ranges of 2 storeys round a small open courtyard. Partly rebuilt in more modern brickwork; mich of the upper storey is plastered. Some old brickwork in tall chimney stacks. Steep tiled roofs with some louvred dormers. In the courtyard, a cloister is formed by a Small Tuscan colonnade along one side. Irregular fenestration windows of varying sizes, with leaded lights and generally with wooden mullions end occasionally transoms.

Listing NGR: TL1855129001

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National Grid Reference: TL 18551 29001

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