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Latitude: 51.6772 / 51°40'37"N
Longitude: -0.3461 / 0°20'45"W
OS Eastings: 514452
OS Northings: 198894
OS Grid: TQ144988
Mapcode National: GBR 5W.TPM
Mapcode Global: VHFSM.Y3DM
Entry Name: Edge Grove School
Listing Date: 12 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103617
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164077
Location: Aldenham, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD25
Civil Parish: Aldenham
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Aldenham
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 19 NW ALDENHAM HIGH CROSS
6/30 Edge Grove School
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
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