1 AND 3, ST PETER'S STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103045
Date first listed:
08-May-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
20-Apr-1977
Statutory Address:
1 AND 3, ST PETER'S STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
1 AND 3, ST PETER'S STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 14737 07290

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/09/2012

TL 1407 SE 9/58 1582 8.5.50

ST PETER'S STREET (West Side) Nos. 1 and 3

(Formerly listed as No 1 St Peter's Street)

II

Late C17 facade. 2 storeys and attic, 7 windows on 1st floor. House originally of early C17 with alterations up to the present day. High pitched, tiled roof with 3 gabled dormers having latticed casements. Deep, modillioned eaves cornice. Brown brick with red and blue brick dressings. 1st floor windows, sashes with thick glazing bars in flush box frames, have moulded brick keystones. Central window, in slightly projecting red brick bag, is lengthened to form door leading out to small balcony with C17 wrought iron railings, Modern shop fronts to left and right on ground floor. Steps to central door of 8 fielded panels in plain, wooden architrave.

Inside several older features. Massive tie beams and collar beams with close set posts between are visible in attic, whose floor shows a very heavy central beam running the whole length of house. One 1st floor room has close studded timber wall with half rail; another has more widely spaced framing with arch braces. Many heavy oak plank floors remain, and some Jacobean panelling. Moulded beam of about 1600 on staircase (which has been modernised). Demoted from glade II* because exterior spoiled by modern shop fronts, RCHM VCH

Listing NGR: TL1473707290

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163417
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914)
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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: 26 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/01998/34
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