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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1176629

Location

59, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireEast HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityStandon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161114

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History

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Details

Standon TL 39 22 STANDON HIGH STREET (east side)

7/14 No 59

24.1.67

GV II*

House. Circa 1700, rear wing possibly earlier. Red brick with old red tiled roofs. Rear wing timber frame plastered. L-shaped house with symmetrical street range with internal gable chimneys and one room each side of central stair hall. 2 storeys, cellar and attics with 2 storeys rear wing with large gable chimney and ogee roofed conservatory abutting on E. 5 windows front facing W with 4 steps to door, plinth, floorband, moulded brick cornice (painted white) and parapet with stone coping concealing 3 hipped dormers. Fine gauged segmental brick arches. Slightly recessed flush box sash windows with segmental heads and C19 sashes with 4/4 panes (thick ovolo glazing bars remain in rear wing). 2 cellar windows have heavy central mullioned flush frames. Central 8-panelled door with rectangular fanlight in a moulded doorcase with fluted Tuscan pilasters and flat hood on carved scroll brackets with cornice breaking forward over each bracket. Good original interior with fielded panelling in ground floor (of plaster in LH room), cut string stair with carved stair ends, egg- and-dart cornice to entrance, 2-panel fielded doors with H-hinges on ground and 1st floors, moulded plank door in rear attic, and large open fireplace with arched lintol in rear wing. Wine bottle set in end of ridge of each dormer. Front wall reddened and tuck pointed. An impressive Queen Anne house overlooking the market place of the former borough.

Listing NGR: TL3965222288

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National Grid Reference: TL 39652 22288

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