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Edge Grove School

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldenham, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6772 / 51°40'37"N

Longitude: -0.3461 / 0°20'45"W

OS Eastings: 514452

OS Northings: 198894

OS Grid: TQ144988

Mapcode National: GBR 5W.TPM

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.Y3DM

Entry Name: Edge Grove School

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164077

Location: Aldenham, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD25

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: Aldenham

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aldenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 19 NW ALDENHAM HIGH CROSS
(West side)
Aldenham

6/30 Edge Grove School
-

- II


Former large house, now school. Early to mid C18 for J.Skey. Extended
and altered c.1800, mid C19 and c.1910. Red brick, roughcast. Slate
hipped roof. 3 storeys, originally 5 windows. Ground floor extended
forward: glazed tetrastyle Ionic porch with flanking sashes in reveals.
First floor sashes with blind boxes, that to centre with Ionic pilaster
jambs. Smaller 2nd floor windows. Giant pilasters at return angles.
Modillion bracketed deep boxed eaves. End stacks. c.1800 3 bay single
storey wings added, raised to 2 storeys c.1910: projecting forward,
sprocketed eaves, rectangular bay to right. Left return: first floor
weatherboarding with timber balustrades and fluted pilasters. To rear:
mid C19 full height canted bay, simple doorcase, first floor
balconettes. c.1910 1 and 2 storey additions to rear, hipped and gabled
roofs, ornamental bargeboard. Interior: largely remodelled c.1910.
Ionic entrance hall to top-lit staircase hall, wrought iron balusters to
open well stair, octagonal drum. Panelled front rooms and first floor
ballroom. 1 storey link to right to C20 buildings not of special
interest. (VCH 1923: Pevsner 1977: RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TQ1445298894

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