Oakmere House

31 Oct 1999
Oakmere House, High Street, Potters Bar, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6 5DB
Photograph (Digital)


This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 20 SE POTTERS BAR HIGH STREET (East side) Potters Bar

5/215 Oakmere House -

- II

House, now in community use. 1840, altered 1860's, extended and altered later. Stuccoed red and stock brick, slate roof. Neo-classical. 2 storeys. Front: projecting wings flank 3 bay centre. Ground floor sashes and central entrance, all round-headed, set in a Tuscan distyle portico in antis. First floor set back, larger central window with lugged architrave and keystone block, window to right blocked. Single bay wings have pedimental gables and sashes. Continuous ground floor banded rustication. String course at first floor sill level. Continuous modillioned cornice. Parapet. Left return external stack. Right return large projecting bay with pedimental gable. Ground floor glazed distyle portico in antis with banded ornament on columns, egg and dart on capitals and dentilled cornice. First floor windows similar to centre front. To rear 2 storey canted bay and entrance with scroll brackets and keystone block to architrave. To left and set well back a long 2 storey extension with 4 ground floor glazing bar sashes, architraves to first floor windows. Further addition to far left with entrance in aedicular surround. C20 extensions to rear left. Interior: entrance hall to staircase hall. Ornate wrought-iron balusters to open well stair and on first floor gallery. Skylight with plasterwork surround. Lakes in grounds, now a park, to S and E. (Pevsner 1977: VCH Middlesex 1976).

Listing NGR: TL2625801359


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1182 IOE Records taken by Sam Klok; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Sam Klok. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Klok, Sam

Rights Holder: Klok, Sam


Brick, Slate, Stucco, Victorian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Park, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces

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