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FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY TO PEMBERTON 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: FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY TO PEMBERTON ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1103050

Location

FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY TO PEMBERTON ALMSHOUSES, ST PETER'S STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1971

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163423

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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

ST PETER'S STREET 1. (West Side) 1582 Forecourt wall and gateway to Pemberton Almshouses TL 1407 NE 4/23 TL 1507 NW 5/23

II

2. Forecourt wall and tall, brick gateway with pointed head with small brick plinths at sides and centre, those at sides empty, that in centre having iron arrow-head pointing upwards. Round-arched door opening and stone panel above with inscription: "These 6 Almshouses were erected and endowed with Five Pounds Per Annum Each. Out of the Manor of Shelton in Bedfordshire by Roger Pemberton of St Albans Esquire, who was buried in the Church of St Peter November 20th 1627." RCHM page 194: VCH page 473.

Listing NGR: TL1500107698

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914), 473
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 15001 07698

Map

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