CUMBERLAND HOUSE, INCLUDING FRONT WALL AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1102901
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
CUMBERLAND HOUSE, INCLUDING FRONT WALL AND RAILINGS, LAMB LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CUMBERLAND HOUSE, INCLUDING FRONT WALL AND RAILINGS, LAMB LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
Parish:
Redbourn
National Grid Reference:
TL 10633 12266

Details

TL 1012 REDBOURN LAMB LANE (east side) REDBOURN COMMON

15/226 Cumberland House, including front wall and railings (formerly listed 19.10.53 under Redbourn Common)

GV II*

Suburban house, built as hunting lodge for the Duke of Cumberland in 1745. Red brick, partly vitrified. Slate hipped roof. Contemporary service wing on S side. 1974 recessed extension on N (not of special interest). Main block is 2 storeys with attics. Parapet and cornice band. 2:3:2 replacement sash windows. Gauged brick lintels. Centre projects slightly and has round-headed 1st floor window. Fielded panel door in fielded recess. Leaded fan. Fluted Roman Doric surround: three quarter columns; entablature with mutule cornice. 3 box sash dormers. Service wing is parapeted. 1-2 storeys. C19 flush sashes. 2 tall C18 stacks. Well preserved interior. Modillioned entrance hall with arch to rear central staircase. Ground floor N rooms with doorcases and fire surrounds, the rear room with unusual beamed ceiling. Staircase has 2 carved balusters per tread and carved scrolls-on string. 1st floor front rooms on N and S have very good Palladian 'pattern book' fireplaces.

Rear elevation is 4:1:3 windows. Central tetrastyle porch with slender Tuscan columns and doors each side.

On both sides of front of house is contemporary red brick wall and railings. Walls left and right have stone coping, the right wall curving down in front of service block. Terminal piers with carved stone finials. Wall continues on N for 10 metres in chequered red brick. Iron railings with spikes and vase finials. Single gate.

Listing NGR: TL1063312266

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
163766
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00490/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Justin Douglas. Source Historic England Archive
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