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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1078058



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355669

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ALDBURY TROOPER ROAD SP 9612 (West side) 12/32 No. 12 30.ll.66 GV II House. Late C16, W wing late C18. Timber frame on brick sill. Exposed on 1st floor with red brick infill, brick cased or rebuilt projecting ground floor. Red brick W wing in Flemish-bond with vertical timbers exposed in E gable. Steep old red tile roofs. A long narrow 2 storeys, 3 cells house facing S with E gable to road, and taller deeper W wing projecting on S, possibly built as a separate house. The house has 3 windows to each floor, the wing being lit largely from the W, with a lean-to S porch and entrance beside a large projecting S sidewall chimney. Central S entrance to house to left of middle window. Flush casement windows but an old wood mullioned lst floor window in middle. Wide-spaced storey-height studs. 3-light flush casement window with small panes to E end with plank door to RH. Exposed frame with jowled post, wide-spaced studs with straight tension-braces at corner, cambered tie-beams, clasped-purlin roof, and collar truss with vertical struts and diminished principals. Interior has hollow stops to chamfered axial beams, large open fireplace backing onto S entrance suggesting the hall was in W part with cross-passage at its E end. E part has a central internal chimney with back-to-back fireplaces and stair beside it on S entered from W room. This chimney was built to the E of a main truss. W wing is unequally divided into a large S room and narrow N service room with stair and partitions. (RCHM Typescript: Davis(1980) No. 30).

Listing NGR: SP9645512415

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National Grid Reference: SP 96455 12415


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