THE ABBEY GATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1103077

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

Statutory Address: THE ABBEY GATE, ROMELAND

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE ABBEY GATE, ROMELAND

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 14395 07106

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History

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Details

ROMELAND 1. 1582 The Abey Gate TL 1407 SW 8/96 8.5.50.

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2. C14, 3-storey gatehouse of flint with freestone dressings, restored and given its high pitched, tiled roof in C17. Roman bricks set at random in walls. Archway of 2 storeys' height through centre is divided by pier on north side and flanked by half-octagonal turrets on south side. Battlemented parapet with brick coping in outer portions, renewed stone coping in centre. 5 irregularly placed. One- and 2-light, leaded casement windows with hoodmoulds, many renewed. Much repair work in brick on north face. Inside, archway has lierne vault with octagon at centre. 1892 west extension in red brick and flint with tiled, pent roof.

The Abbey Gate and St Alban's School buildings form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1439507106

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 163388

Legacy System: LBS

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