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107, St Peter's Street, Saint Albans

Description: 107, St Peter's Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163421

OS Grid Reference: TL1496207654
OS Grid Coordinates: 514962, 207654
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7558, -0.3358

Location: St Peter's Close, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3EW

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL1 3EW

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
No 107
(Formerly listed as the
Electricity House)
TL 1407 NE 4/24 8.5.50.


Early C18 house of 3 storeys, 4 windows. High pitched, tiled roof with
dormers. Brown brick with red and grey brick dressings, including panels
of header courses. Wide, brick pilasters, with plain entablature, support
moulded brick cornice at 2nd floor level. Smaller pilasters support
narrow cornice above 2nd floor. Brick parapet with stone coping above,
curving down in the centre. Brick plinth with traces of former basement
windows. Gauged, flat, brick arches with white keystones to sash windows
with glazing bars in near-flush, box frames. Carved wood doorcase with
attached, Tuscan columns supporting frieze of alternate triglyphs and
trophies with pediment over. 3 steps to modern door set in deep reveals
of fielded panelling. Inside, a wide staircase with turned balusters and
cut string. Panelled dado to staircase wall. The house was built by
Edward Strong (chief mason under Sir Christopher Wren at St Paul's Cathedral)
for his own use.
2-storey modern extensions at either side.
Nos 97 to 107 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1496207654

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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