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Number 42 (Lewesford House) and Front Gate and Railings to Number 42, Hitchin

Description: Number 42 (Lewesford House) and Front Gate and Railings to Number 42

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161574

OS Grid Reference: TL1810929046
OS Grid Coordinates: 518109, 229046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9474, -0.2830

Location: A505, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 2DU

Locality: Hitchin
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 2DU

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Listing Text

(South Side)
TL1829 SW 1/89 13.4.51. No 42
(Levesford House)
TL 1829 SW 1/89A - Front Gate and
Railings to No 42

Late C18 red brick house of a basement and 3 storey. Facade of unbroken
surface up to a moulded stone cornice below a plain parapet, which masks
the roof. 5 window in plain reveals, those of the ground floor having
been re-glazed with four large panes. Four stone steps lead up to a pedimented
doorcase of classical design, with semi-engaged Ionic columns framing
a round-headed alcove, within which hangs the door (four fielded panels
in upper half) and a fanlight. Iron railings and an iron gate enclose
the house; spear and urn finials.

Nos 41 to 43 (consec) form a group together with front railings and gate
to No 42 front railings to No 43.

Listing NGR: TL1810929046

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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