BIGGIN ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1102181

Date first listed: 13-Apr-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Jun-1974

Statutory Address: BIGGIN ALMSHOUSES, QUEEN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BIGGIN ALMSHOUSES, QUEEN STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 18551 29001

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5255 QUEEN STREET (North-West Side) Biggin Almhouses. (Formerly listed under Bancroft). TL 1828 NE 3/28 TL 1829 SE 4/28

II* 13.4.51.

2. Early C17 almhouses built in four ranges of 2 storeys round a small open courtyard. Partly rebuilt in more modern brickwork; mich of the upper storey is plastered. Some old brickwork in tall chimney stacks. Steep tiled roofs with some louvred dormers. In the courtyard, a cloister is formed by a Small Tuscan colonnade along one side. Irregular fenestration windows of varying sizes, with leaded lights and generally with wooden mullions end occasionally transoms.

Listing NGR: TL1855129001

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 161528

Legacy System: LBS

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