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160 High Street, Stevenage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9074 / 51°54'26"N

Longitude: -0.2066 / 0°12'23"W

OS Eastings: 523464

OS Northings: 224729

OS Grid: TL234247

Mapcode National: GBR J7W.8LK

Mapcode Global: VHGP0.CBM3

Entry Name: 160 High Street, Stevenage

Listing Date: 30 September 1976

Last Amended: 2 September 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158091

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Stevenage

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

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Summary

Early C19 red-brick house.

Description

The two-storey house is constructed of red brick with a brick plinth. The pitched roof, clad in red, clay tiles has a moulded ridge stack on the right gable end. The centrally placed six-panelled door has a fanlight under a semi-circular cutter brick arch, and is flanked by two- over-two pane sash windows under cambered cutter arches. There is another window to the right, and three similar windows on the first floor.

History

The house was built in the early C19 on the High Street which is notable for the survival of many C17 houses after a great part of the town was burnt in a fire of 1807.

Reasons for Listing

160 High Street, Stevenage is designated at Grade II for the following principal reason:
* Architectural interest: it is a good example of a polite, early C19 town house

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