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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.


List entry Number: 1103049



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Aug-1971

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163421

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ST PETER'S STREET 1. (West Side) 1582 No 107 (Formerly listed as the Electricity House) TL 1407 NE 4/24 8.5.50.


2. Early C18 house of 3 storeys, 4 windows. High pitched, tiled roof with dormers. Brown brick with red and grey brick dressings, including panels of header courses. Wide, brick pilasters, with plain entablature, support moulded brick cornice at 2nd floor level. Smaller pilasters support narrow cornice above 2nd floor. Brick parapet with stone coping above, curving down in the centre. Brick plinth with traces of former basement windows. Gauged, flat, brick arches with white keystones to sash windows with glazing bars in near-flush, box frames. Carved wood doorcase with attached, Tuscan columns supporting frieze of alternate triglyphs and trophies with pediment over. 3 steps to modern door set in deep reveals of fielded panelling. Inside, a wide staircase with turned balusters and cut string. Panelled dado to staircase wall. The house was built by Edward Strong (chief mason under Sir Christopher Wren at St Paul's Cathedral) for his own use. VCH NMR 2-storey modern extensions at either side. Nos 97 to 107 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1496207654

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914)

National Grid Reference: TL 14962 07654


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