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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: YEOMANRY HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1268733

Location

YEOMANRY HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT AREA RAILINGS, 28, ST ANDREW STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireEast HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityHertford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Apr-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 461490

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Details

HERTFORD

TL3212NW ST ANDREW STREET 817-1/16/212 (North side) 12/04/73 No.28 Yeomanry House and attached front area railings

GV II*

House, now Territorial Army centre. c1725 with C20 alterations and extensions. Grey brick, Flemish bond, with red dressings. Old tiled roofs concealed by tall parapet with flat stone coping. PLAN: central entrance plan, 1 room depth, 3 rooms on each floor, 1 to west, 2 smaller to east, with C19 outshut. EXTERIOR: 5 bay facade, 2 storeys and attic above. Baroque style front elevation. Giant Roman Ionic pilasters left and right, grey brick with red quoins, plinth and base with torus moulding, carved stone capitals, entablature with red brick fascia, brick dentils and moulded bands. Pilasters continue as plain responds across attic storey. First floor has 5 windows, 3 flush-set 12-pane sashes with architrave surrounds, 2 at left and 1 in centre, with recessed 12-pane sashes in 2 right-hand (east) bays, all under segmental rubbed red brick arches, with red brick reveals. Attic storey has 5 similar but slightly shorter windows with raised triple keystones in rubbed brickwork projecting above extrados of arches. Ground floor has 4 flush-set windows, 2 at left without intermediate horizontal glazing bars; 2 at right 12-pane, all beneath segmental rubbed brick arches with raised triple keystones. Central doorway with stone threshold and 2 stone steps. 8-fielded panelled door in architrave frame, with brick door surround, Roman Ionic pilasters with stone plinths, entablature above with dentils and cornice and segmental pediment. Central first-floor window above framed by aedicule with smaller scale Roman Ionic pilasters, entablature and segmental pediment with dentils, the cornice breaking through the dentil course of the main cornice of the building. Left and right flank elevations blank. Large C20 extensions at rear not of special interest. INTERIOR: simple panelled hall with dado, arch with fluted pilasters, moulded fascia, keyblock. 6-panel doors, rooms on ground and first floor retain panelling and heavy moulded wood cornices, but fireplaces altered. Open-well dogleg stair with column newels, iron twist column on bobbin balusters, open string with carved bracketed treads and bold moulded ramped

handrails, panelled dado with ramped rail, panelled walls to first floor landing. Attic storey rooms now largely remodelled. Roof structure not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: fine C18 wrought-iron railings around front basement area. (Hope Bagenal: The Georgian and Post Georgian Buildings of Hertford: 1929-: 11; Hertfordshire Countryside: Forrester H: Hertford Homes in Queen Anne's Day: Letchworth: 1946-1960: 104-107; Hertfordshire Countryside: Moodey G: Georgian brickwork of the choicest sort: Letchworth: 1946-1973: 27; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Hertfordshire: Harmondsworth: 1977-: 192; Smith JT: English Houses 1200-1800: The Hertfordshire Evidence: London: 1992-: 167; Smith JT: Hertfordshire Houses: Selective Inventory: London: 1993-: 87).



Listing NGR: TL3236312648

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Bagenal, H - Title: The Georgian and Post Georgian Buildings of Hertford - Date: 1929 - Page References: 11
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Smith, J T - Title: English Houses 1200-1800 The Hertfordshire Evidence - Date: 1994 - Page References: 167
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Smith, J T - Title: Hertfordshire Houses Selective Inventory - Date: 1993 - Page References: 87
  4. Article  Reference - Title: Hertfordshire Countryside - Date: 1946-1960 - Journal Title: Hertfordshire Countryside - Page References: 104-107
  5. Article  Reference - Title: Hertfordshire Countryside - Date: 1946-1973 - Journal Title: Hertfordshire Countryside - Page References: 27
  6. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire - Date: 1977 - Page References: 192

National Grid Reference: TL 32363 12648

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