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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: HARPENDEN HALL (DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES)

List entry Number: 1103002

Location

HARPENDEN HALL (DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES), SOUTHDOWN ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireSt. AlbansDistrict AuthorityHarpenden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jul-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163607

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 11 SW HARPENDEN SOUTHDOWN ROAD (east side) HARPENDEN 5/73 Harpenden Hall (District Council Offices) 26.7.51

GV II*

House. C16 at N end, recased on N in mid C17; extended S late C17. Dark red brick, the ground floor on the N in chequered flint and red brick. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attics. Broad gabled cross wing on N with 2-storey gabled porch, both having moulded brick band to 1st floor. Gable end has ground and 1st floor C17 openings with 3-light casements. Porch has arched entrance with thin brick hood moulding. Large external chimney stack on N end with ovolo cornice. S side has 4 regularly spaced windows, those on ground floor with elliptical relieving arches. C19 sashes. Moulded brick-floor band. C20 wooden cornice. 2 late-C17 dormers with C20 casements. Early- C19 reeded door surround in porch. S elevation has 2-window C17 part, then large early-C20 extension in brick and flint. Sash windows. Casement dormers. Interior has mid-C17 staircase at N end with re-set turned balusters. At S end is a good late-C17 open-well staircase with tapering balusters and large shaped finials. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1357714139

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National Grid Reference: TL 13577 14139

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