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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: CUMBERLAND HOUSE, INCLUDING FRONT WALL AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1102901

Location

CUMBERLAND HOUSE, INCLUDING FRONT WALL AND RAILINGS, LAMB LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireSt. AlbansDistrict AuthorityRedbourn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Sep-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163766

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History

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Details

TL 1012 REDBOURN LAMB LANE (east side) REDBOURN COMMON

15/226 Cumberland House, including front wall and railings (formerly listed 19.10.53 under Redbourn Common)

GV II*

Suburban house, built as hunting lodge for the Duke of Cumberland in 1745. Red brick, partly vitrified. Slate hipped roof. Contemporary service wing on S side. 1974 recessed extension on N (not of special interest). Main block is 2 storeys with attics. Parapet and cornice band. 2:3:2 replacement sash windows. Gauged brick lintels. Centre projects slightly and has round-headed 1st floor window. Fielded panel door in fielded recess. Leaded fan. Fluted Roman Doric surround: three quarter columns; entablature with mutule cornice. 3 box sash dormers. Service wing is parapeted. 1-2 storeys. C19 flush sashes. 2 tall C18 stacks. Well preserved interior. Modillioned entrance hall with arch to rear central staircase. Ground floor N rooms with doorcases and fire surrounds, the rear room with unusual beamed ceiling. Staircase has 2 carved balusters per tread and carved scrolls-on string. 1st floor front rooms on N and S have very good Palladian 'pattern book' fireplaces.

Rear elevation is 4:1:3 windows. Central tetrastyle porch with slender Tuscan columns and doors each side.

On both sides of front of house is contemporary red brick wall and railings. Walls left and right have stone coping, the right wall curving down in front of service block. Terminal piers with carved stone finials. Wall continues on N for 10 metres in chequered red brick. Iron railings with spikes and vase finials. Single gate.

Listing NGR: TL1063312266

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National Grid Reference: TL 10633 12266

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