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Oakmere House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6968 / 51°41'48"N

Longitude: -0.1745 / 0°10'28"W

OS Eastings: 526258

OS Northings: 201359

OS Grid: TL262013

Mapcode National: GBR JBF.JPW

Mapcode Global: VHGPZ.XML3

Entry Name: Oakmere House

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164268

Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Town: Hertsmere

Electoral Ward/Division: Potters Bar Oakmere

Built-Up Area: Potters Bar

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Potters Bar

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 20 SE POTTERS BAR HIGH STREET
(East side)
Potters Bar

5/215 Oakmere House
-

- II


House, now in community use. 1840, altered 1860's, extended and altered
later. Stuccoed red and stock brick, slate roof. Neo-classical. 2
storeys. Front: projecting wings flank 3 bay centre. Ground floor sashes
and central entrance, all round-headed, set in a Tuscan distyle portico
in antis. First floor set back, larger central window with lugged
architrave and keystone block, window to right blocked. Single bay wings
have pedimental gables and sashes. Continuous ground floor banded
rustication. String course at first floor sill level. Continuous
modillioned cornice. Parapet. Left return external stack. Right return
large projecting bay with pedimental gable. Ground floor glazed distyle
portico in antis with banded ornament on columns, egg and dart on
capitals and dentilled cornice. First floor windows similar to centre
front. To rear 2 storey canted bay and entrance with scroll brackets and
keystone block to architrave. To left and set well back a long 2 storey
extension with 4 ground floor glazing bar sashes, architraves to first
floor windows. Further addition to far left with entrance in aedicular
surround. C20 extensions to rear left. Interior: entrance hall to
staircase hall. Ornate wrought-iron balusters to open well stair and on
first floor gallery. Skylight with plasterwork surround. Lakes in
grounds, now a park, to S and E. (Pevsner 1977: VCH Middlesex 1976).


Listing NGR: TL2625801359

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