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160 High Street, Stevenage

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: 160 High Street, Stevenage

List entry Number: 1101142

Location

160 High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

160 High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Stevenage

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Sep-2011

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158091

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

Early C19 red-brick house.

Reasons for Designation

160 High Street, Stevenage is designated at Grade II for the following principal reason: * Architectural interest: it is a good example of a polite, early C19 town house

History

The house was built in the early C19 on the High Street which is notable for the survival of many C17 houses after a great part of the town was burnt in a fire of 1807.

Details

The two-storey house is constructed of red brick with a brick plinth. The pitched roof, clad in red, clay tiles has a moulded ridge stack on the right gable end. The centrally placed six-panelled door has a fanlight under a semi-circular cutter brick arch, and is flanked by two- over-two pane sash windows under cambered cutter arches. There is another window to the right, and three similar windows on the first floor.

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TL2346424729

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