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107, St Peter's Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7558 / 51°45'20"N

Longitude: -0.3358 / 0°20'8"W

OS Eastings: 514962

OS Northings: 207654

OS Grid: TL149076

Mapcode National: GBR H83.ZWN

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.449B

Plus Code: 9C3XQM47+8M

Entry Name: 107, St Peter's Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Last Amended: 27 August 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163421

Location: St. Peters, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1

County: Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peters

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Albans St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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1. (West Side)
No 107
(Formerly listed as the
Electricity House)
TL 1407 NE 4/24 8.5.50.


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.
2-storey modern extensions at either side.
Nos 97 to 107 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1496207654

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