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59, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Standon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8817 / 51°52'54"N

Longitude: 0.0275 / 0°1'39"E

OS Eastings: 539652

OS Northings: 222288

OS Grid: TL396222

Mapcode National: GBR LC1.V3S

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.FYFW

Entry Name: 59, High Street

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161114

Location: Standon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Standon

Built-Up Area: Puckeridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Standon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/14 No 59



House. Circa 1700, rear wing possibly earlier. Red brick with
old red tiled roofs. Rear wing timber frame plastered. L-shaped
house with symmetrical street range with internal gable chimneys
and one room each side of central stair hall. 2 storeys, cellar
and attics with 2 storeys rear wing with large gable chimney and
ogee roofed conservatory abutting on E. 5 windows front facing W
with 4 steps to door, plinth, floorband, moulded brick cornice
(painted white) and parapet with stone coping concealing 3 hipped
dormers. Fine gauged segmental brick arches. Slightly recessed
flush box sash windows with segmental heads and C19 sashes with
4/4 panes (thick ovolo glazing bars remain in rear wing). 2
cellar windows have heavy central mullioned flush frames. Central
8-panelled door with rectangular fanlight in a moulded doorcase
with fluted Tuscan pilasters and flat hood on carved scroll
brackets with cornice breaking forward over each bracket. Good
original interior with fielded panelling in ground floor (of
plaster in LH room), cut string stair with carved stair ends, egg-
and-dart cornice to entrance, 2-panel fielded doors with H-hinges
on ground and 1st floors, moulded plank door in rear attic, and
large open fireplace with arched lintol in rear wing. Wine
bottle set in end of ridge of each dormer. Front wall reddened
and tuck pointed. An impressive Queen Anne house overlooking the
market place of the former borough.

Listing NGR: TL3965222288

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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