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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: CHARTER TOWER

List entry Number: 1262943

Location

CHARTER TOWER, QUEENSWAY

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireDacorumDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jun-1948

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Feb-1977

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433704

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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

QUEENSWAY 1. 5252 (North Side) Charter Tower (formerly listed under Bury Road) TL 0507 1/24 18.6.48.

II* GV 2. C16, remnant of former Manor House of Sir Richard Combe. Ashlar, 2 storeys with porch on ground floor. 2 superimposed orders with attached columns, Doric to ground floor. Square plan. Panel below lst floor window carved with arms, much worn, almost obliterated, of Sir Richard Combe, owner and builder of house (on site of earlier house) between 1557 and 1595 Until recently ivy covered. VCH, p 220; RCHM, p 110. AM.

Charter Tower and Manor House Garden Walls form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0547807715

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1908), 110

National Grid Reference: TL 05478 07715

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