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Halford House, Baldock

Description: Halford House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 November 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 161629

OS Grid Reference: TL2451433870
OS Grid Coordinates: 524514, 233870
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9893, -0.1881

Location: A6141, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG7 6AZ

Locality: Baldock
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG7 6AZ

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Listing Text

1. (North East Side)
5255 -----------------
No 9 (Halford House)
TL 2433 NE 2/8 8.ll.9.


C18 house of deep red brick dressed with lighter red. Main block with
slightly recessed wing on left, 1:5 sash windows with glazing bars under
flat arches. 3 storeys, first floor stucco band serves as pediment for
4 brick pilasters with carved Corinthian capitals, painted (?stone) beneath
stone entablature with eaves level modillioned anddenticulated cornice.
Panelled parapet masks roof. Four stone steps up to 6 fielded panelled
doer and rectangular fanlight with diagonal glazing bars in shallow reveal,
architrave surround, Doric pilasters, entablature with triglyphs, segmental
pediment. Second floor central window has stone architrave surround with
taller keystone. First floor central window has architrave surround,
pediment on consoles. Ground and first floor side pairs of windows have
triple keystones. Brick plinth with 4 small cellar windows.

Nos 1 to 11 (odd) 15, 19, 21, outbuilding east of No 21, 23, 23A, 25, 29
33, 35A, 37, 37B, 41A, 41B, 41, 43, 45, and 53 to 63 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL2451433870

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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