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

Dacorum (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 96469 12383


ALDBURY TROOPER ROAD SP 9612 (West side) 12/31 Nos. 18, and 20 14.3.72 (Formerly listed as Nos 16 and 18 and Nos 20 and 22) GV II House and barn, now 2 houses. Circa 1500 open hall house with jettied S block, late C16 chimney at junction of blocks and inserted floor in hall, C17 fireplace in hall and barn to N end, early C18 S block brick front and barn heightened and floored, C19 divided into 3 houses and shop (Nos. 16, 18, 20 and 22), combined in later C20. Timber frame on brick sill in N part exposed with painted brick infill above painted brick ground floor. Plum brick E front with red brick dressings to S part, and red tilehanging to S gable. Steep red tile roofs. A long 2-storeys group facing E. The N part (18) 4 windows long with 2 plank doors in heavy frames. Casement and swivel windows with segmental arches to ground floor. 2-flue N external gable C18/C19 chimney. Large internal S end chimney partly built in former cross-passage of former open hall forming a lobby entrance. S part (20) has a formal brick front with floor band and 2 windows to each floor. Blue brick header back to recess over central door. Flush 3-light casement windows with flat red brick gauged arches. Ground floor RH window restored 2-panel door. Interior has exposed framework indicating S block formerly jettied and to the entrance a new central lobby formed in C18 cut out of partition separating original 2 unheated rooms. Position of stair by present stair at N probably on site of the late C16 one. Over ground floor fireplace a late C16 wall painting horizontally divided with a mirrored pattern of a formal symmetrical floral design of large scale. C17 ground floor fireplace on N of stack (added or rebuilt then) has elaborate stops to chamfered lintel and initials I H separated by a device, with date above '16?7'. (RCHM Typescript: Davis(1980) No. 28).

Listing NGR: SP9646912383


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

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Date: 26 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05768/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nick Jarvis. Source Historic England Archive
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