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1-7, Port Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7989 / 51°47'56"N

Longitude: -0.0832 / 0°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 532273

OS Northings: 212879

OS Grid: TL322128

Mapcode National: GBR KBQ.3T3

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.H1WS

Plus Code: 9C3XQWX8+HP

Entry Name: 1-7, Port Hill

Listing Date: 10 February 1950

Last Amended: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461442

ID on this website: 101268811

Location: Hertford, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bengeo Holy Trinity and St Leonard with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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817-1/16/168 (West side)
10/02/50 Nos.1-7 (Odd)


Terrace of 4 houses, treated as a symmetrical architectural
composition. Early C19. Yellow stock brick front, laid to
Flemish Bond, with stucco dressings; yellow-grey gault brick
side and rear. Welsh slated roofs, mainly hipped, behind low
parapets. Original moulded stucco cornice and brick blocking
course remains on No.1. Yellow brick chimneystacks with
oversailing courses and orange and yellow earthenware pots.
Terrace takes a shallow convex plan set back from the road
frontage behind shallow front gardens.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey wings (Nos 1 & 7) with 2-storey centre (Nos
3 and 5), with shallow central break in wings, and in the
centre. 3 (1:1:1): 6(2:2:2): 3 (1:1:1) sash windows on first
floor, 12-pane, recessed, with concealed boxes, beneath rubbed
flat arches. 2nd floors (Nos 1 & 7) 3 nine-pane sash windows.
Central projecting pediment shared by Nos 3 & 5. Stucco plat
band at first-floor level. Ground floor has doors to No.1 at
extreme left, recessed 4-panel door, with upper 2 glazed, with
stucco architrave surround, panelled frieze and cornice; door
to No.7 now rebuilt as window with side entry. Projecting
centre with rusticated stucco and twin arches with recessed
porches to Nos 3 & 5, 4-panel doors as No.1, and plain glazed
semicircular fanlights. Ground-floor sash windows plate glazed
with central mullion in each sash; similar window on first
floor of No.7.
Sides and rear have sash windows to each floor, some beneath
segmental arches. No.1 has 2-storey outshoot, raised from
original single storey form.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Nos 3 & 5 were listed on 12/04/73.
(Hope Bagenal: The Georgian and Post Georgian Buildings of
Hertford: 1929-: 19).

Listing NGR: TL3227312878

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