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Latitude: 51.9075 / 51°54'27"N
Longitude: -0.2067 / 0°12'24"W
OS Eastings: 523459
OS Northings: 224738
OS Grid: TL234247
Mapcode National: GBR J7W.8LK
Mapcode Global: VHGP0.CBL1
Entry Name: 158 High Street, Stevenage
Listing Date: 10 April 1975
Last Amended: 16 March 2012
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101141
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158090
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Old Town
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Stevenage
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Stevenage Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
Stuccoed early/mid-C17 house of two storeys and attic, re-fronted in the C18.
The steeply pitched, tile-clad roof has one dormer window and an off-centre, red brick ridge stack. The slightly irregular façade has, from the left, a front door in a ribbed surround with roundels at the angles and a hood on cut brackets; a tile-clad, canted bay window; and an eight over eight pane sash window. There are two sash windows under the eaves.
A great part of the town was burnt in a fire of 1807 but there are many C17 houses still remaining, principally on the High Street, of which this is an example. An ovolo-moulded beam dates it to the early/mid-C17.
158 High Street is designated at Grade II for the following principal reason:
* Architectural interest: it is a good example of an early-mid C17 house which retains a significant proportion of original fabric;
* Group Value: it has group value with other assets on the High Street.
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