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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: 1103617



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164077

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TQ 19 NW ALDENHAM HIGH CROSS (West side) Aldenham

6/30 Edge Grove School -

- II

Former large house, now school. Early to mid C18 for J.Skey. Extended and altered c.1800, mid C19 and c.1910. Red brick, roughcast. Slate hipped roof. 3 storeys, originally 5 windows. Ground floor extended forward: glazed tetrastyle Ionic porch with flanking sashes in reveals. First floor sashes with blind boxes, that to centre with Ionic pilaster jambs. Smaller 2nd floor windows. Giant pilasters at return angles. Modillion bracketed deep boxed eaves. End stacks. c.1800 3 bay single storey wings added, raised to 2 storeys c.1910: projecting forward, sprocketed eaves, rectangular bay to right. Left return: first floor weatherboarding with timber balustrades and fluted pilasters. To rear: mid C19 full height canted bay, simple doorcase, first floor balconettes. c.1910 1 and 2 storey additions to rear, hipped and gabled roofs, ornamental bargeboard. Interior: largely remodelled c.1910. Ionic entrance hall to top-lit staircase hall, wrought iron balusters to open well stair, octagonal drum. Panelled front rooms and first floor ballroom. 1 storey link to right to C20 buildings not of special interest. (VCH 1923: Pevsner 1977: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TQ1445298894

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1923)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TQ 14452 98894


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