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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: THE GRANGE

List entry Number: 1175053

Location

THE GRANGE, 31, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireNorth HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityGraveley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-May-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162633

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GRAVELEY HIGH STREET TL 2327 (West side)

13/20 No. 31 27.5.68 (The Grange)

GV II*

House. C16 or early C17 rear wing, mid C18 front block. Timber framed rear wing cased in red brick, front block plum brick with lighter red brick dressings. Steep old red tile roofs. A tall symmetrical 2-storeys cellar and attic house facing E set back from street behind a high wall. A long low older 2-storeys rear wing at SW with large internal chimney, facing S. Front block has 2-cells, central-entrance plan with projecting gable chimneys to N and S. Staircase at rear links the staggered floor levels in the two parts of the house. 3-bays symmetrical E front has centre bay breaking forward and parapet above eaves band raking up as pediment to centre. Parapet runs out against raking gable parapet at each end. 3 moulded flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes and external blind-boxes under flat gauged arches. 5 stone steps lead up to central 6-panels fielded door with radial lead fanlight in painted stone Gibbs surround with full entablature, swelled frieze and triple keystone. S side of SW wing has 4 2-lights casement windows to 1st floor and 2 4-lights windows to ground floor, all with small panes. Front entrance hall floored in red and blue tiling. Cut string stair round square well has carved tread-ends and 3 turned balusters to each tread. Rises to attic level. Swept handrail echoed in dado on wall. Chamfered beams in rear wing. (Pevsner (1977)149).

Listing NGR: TL2308627895

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire - Date: 1977 - Page References: 149

National Grid Reference: TL 23086 27895

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