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29 and 31, North Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7964 / 51°47'47"N

Longitude: -0.0865 / 0°5'11"W

OS Eastings: 532055

OS Northings: 212593

OS Grid: TL320125

Mapcode National: GBR KBQ.8ZD

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.G34Q

Plus Code: 9C3XQWW7+HC

Entry Name: 29 and 31, North Road

Listing Date: 10 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461392

ID on this website: 101268845

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: Hertford St Andrew with St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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817-1/16/130 (South side)
10/02/50 Nos.29 AND 31


Semi-detached houses. Early C19. Stucco front, brown stock
brick laid to Flemish bond to rear, and part stucco to
left-hand outshoot. Hipped Welsh slated roofs above moulded
cornice, with widely spaced modillions and central stuccoed
multi-flue chimneystack.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 4-bay front, with recessed wings, single
bay on left, with 2-storey linking wing to No.29, 3-storey on
right, with Welsh slated roofs, that on right behind parapet
and cornice linked through with main block. Second floor with
4 recessed 6-pane sash windows; first floor with 4 recessed
12-pane sash windows above band. Ground floor has 4 recessed
15-pane sash windows, with semicircular heads, set within
outer arched recess with projecting impost bands, rising from
stucco plinth.
Recessed wing at left (No.29) has arched entrance and 6-panel
door with semicircular fanlight, to its left is simpler
2-storey link, stuccoed, with 2 sash windows on first floor,
and Welsh slated roof; at right is similar entrance to No.31,
with 3-storey stuccoed wing having blank arches, tall pilaster
strips, and 1 sash window on each floor set within segmental
arched recess.
Rear elevation has 4 sash windows first and second floors, all
recessed under brick arches, with the outer windows set down
at landing level.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
This development of semi-detached housing was part of the
growth of Hertford along North Road towards the County
Hospital during the late 1820s. It was shown as 'North
Crescent' on an 1830 map.
(Green L: Hertford's Past in pictures: Ware: 1993-: 44; Turnor
L: History of Hertford: Hertford: 1830-; The Buildings of
England: Pevsner N: Hertfordshire: Harmondsworth: 1977-: 193).

Listing NGR: TL3205512593

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