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76-78, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7585 / 51°45'30"N

Longitude: -0.5592 / 0°33'33"W

OS Eastings: 499538

OS Northings: 207625

OS Grid: SP995076

Mapcode National: GBR F55.PFW

Mapcode Global: VHFS4.8268

Entry Name: 76-78, High Street

Listing Date: 8 August 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355497

Location: Berkhamsted, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Berkhamsted

Built-Up Area: Berkhamsted

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Berkhamsted

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


HIGH STREET
BERKHAMSTED

SP 9907 NE Nos 76 - 78
2/10004
II


Former dwelling, now with shop front to ground floor. Dated 1863, with late C19 and C20
alterations. Red brick with ashlar limestone dressings and blue brick diaper work. Coped gables,
tall ridge chimney stacks with corbelled heads, and a plain tile roof covering. Victorian gothic
style. Street elevation; 2 storeys and attics, with tall gable to left and gabled dormer within roof
slope of right hand part. Gable with two 2-light mullioned windows with sash frames within
cusped arched heads below a cambered brick relieving arch. Single light window with pointed
arched head to gable apex, with diaper work decoration in the surrounding brickwork,
including the date of 1863, and the linked initials J.R.' at the apex head. Right hand part with
2-light first floor window, and single light roof gabled dormer with steeply-pitched roof. Shop
front with shallow stall riser, spindle frame to shop windows with brackets to comers, and
rectangular overlights. Wide glazed door to centre, secondary doorway to right with
replacement integral fanlight door. A well-detailed and prominently-sited example of Victorian
Gothic architecture which groups well with nos 80 - 86 High Street (qv).


Listing NGR: SP9953807625

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