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ALMSHOUSES

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.

Name: ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1101199

Location

ALMSHOUSES, 8-14, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Stevenage

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1948

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1976

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158022

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5257 CHURCH LANE (South East Side) ----------------- Nos 8 to 14 (even) (Almshouses) (Formerly listed as Nos 1 to 4 (consec) The Almshouses) TL 2325 SW 1/13 18.2.48.

II GV

2. Red brick, some grey headers, tiled roof with brick cornice. Plinth, 1 storey and attics. 4 double light casement windows, 1 light diamond lattice, 1 with glazing bars under cambered arched. 4 gabled dormers. Rebuilt, 1809 perhaps on the site and incorporating structure of the almshouse known as "All Christian Souls' House", founded 1501 by Stephen Hellard, rector of Stevenage. VCH III p 147.

Nos 8 to l4 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL2343025304

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 147

National Grid Reference: TL 23430 25304

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