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THE ABBEY NATIONAL BOYS' SCHOOL

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: THE ABBEY NATIONAL BOYS' SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1103064

Location

THE ABBEY NATIONAL BOYS' SCHOOL, SPICER 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: 163458

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SPICER STREET 1. (East Side) 1582 The Abbey National Boys' School

TL 1407 SW 8/301 TL 1407 SE 9/301

II

2. Right hand building: 1846, by professor Donaldson a founder of the RIBA. 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. High pitched, slate roof with tall, central gable holding one-light casement window, and 2 tall chimneys, each of 3 conjoined, square shafts, at one bay from each end. 4 steeply-gabled dormers alternate with these featres. Walls red brick with diamond pattern of blue headers, and brick plinth. Stone mullioned and transomed windows with alternating block surrounds, 2-light in outer bays, 3-light in 3 central bays. Segmental, brick relieving arches over 1st and ground floor windows. 2nd section, built 1874, 2 storeys in similar style, red rick with similar windows but tiled roof with one gable at left. 3rd section, built 1884, one storey and 2 gables with louvred openings, again in red brick with similar windows and tiled roof.

Listing NGR: TL1450007211

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National Grid Reference: TL 14500 07211

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