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URQUHART HOUSE

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: URQUHART HOUSE

List entry Number: 1101315

Location

URQUHART HOUSE, 71, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Buntingford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159796

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET (west side)

7/56 No 71 (Urquhart House)

19.10.51

GV II

House. C17 rear wing and single storey kitchen at NW, C18 front range, early C19 N end single-storey addition. Rear parts timber framed on stucco sills, roughcast with old red tile roofs. Main range red brick with chequer pattern of blue headers in front wall. A fine, 2-storeys, double-pile, central entrance, end chimneys plan house facing E, with 2 storeys NW wing and single- storey kitchen. The front has a parapet, bold moulded modillioned cornice, 5 upper windows with flat gauged arches, floor band, central door up 4 steps flanked by 2 windows to each side, and chamfered plinth. The original flush box sash windows have been replaced by early C19 recessed sash windows with margin lights, stone sills, and plastered reveals. 6-panel raised and fielded door with radial fanlights in fine Roman Doric doorcase with fluted pilasters, triglyph frieze and triangular pediment. Brick copings to gable parapets to 2 parallel roofs, with moulded kneeler corbel at rear. Round-headed stair window at rear. Single-storey N extension with matching margin-light sash window and door. Flush box sash window with 8/8 panes to rear wing. Interior has diagonally paved stone floor to entrance hall, cut string stair with moulded dado and handrail but Chippendale Chinese balustrade. 6-panel ovolo moulded doors. Plaster cornices and dado panelling in main Ground floor rooms. Clasped purlin roof exposed in kitchen with large chimney in English- bond.

Listing NGR: TL3615829621

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National Grid Reference: TL 36158 29621

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