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18 AND 20, TROOPER ROAD

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: 18 AND 20, TROOPER ROAD

List entry Number: 1101792

Location

18 AND 20, TROOPER ROAD

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: 14-Mar-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 29-May-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355668

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SP 96469 12383

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