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52 AND 54, HOLYWELL HILL

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: 52 AND 54, HOLYWELL HILL

List entry Number: 1103101

Location

52 AND 54, HOLYWELL HILL

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: 163343

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History

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Details

In the entry for TL 1406 NE HOLYWELL HILL (west side)

14/106 Nos 52 and 54 II GV The description shall be amended to read:

Now forms one house. Circa 1600 with front of about 1820. 3 storeys and attic, 3 windows and another window on second floor right over high carriageway reaching half way up frist floor. Second floor centre window blocked. High pitched, tiled roof. Plastered facade. Moulded stone plinth, and moulded string at first floor cills. Window over carriageway a 2-light casement. Other first and second floor windows are sashes in flush box frames with Gothick glazing bars. 2 doors in ground floor centre, one of 6 panels and one modern. Left hand window a C19 sash with vertical glazing bars, right hand window modern. Inside 4 rooms with panelling of circa 1700. Panelled hall and staircase with thick, twist balusters. Panelled dado to stairwell. Thick, oak plank floors and many exposed beams including tie-beams and long centre beam in attic. Close-studded timbering exposed in 2 rooms and on landing. In a first floor room a plaster ceiling with Caesar Augustus head in medallions within geometrical shapes with raised, floral borders. Timber framed rear extension. 1914-18 war memorial tablet set in wall, one of a series of wall plaques in St Albans which commemorate the fallen of individual streets and localities.

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HOLYWELL HILL 1. (West Side) 1582 Nos 52 and 54

TL 1406 NE 14/106

II GV

2. Now forms one house. Circa 1600 with front of about 1820. 3 storeys end attic, 3 windows and another window on second floor right over high carriageway reaching half way up first floor. Second floor centre window blocked. High pitched, tiled roof. Plastered facade. Moulded stone plinth, and moulded string at first floor cills. Window over carriageway a 2-light casement. Other first and second floor windows are sashes in flush box frames with gothick glazing bars. 2 doors in ground floor centre, one of 6 panels and one modern. Left hand window a C19 sash with vertical glazing bars, right hand window modern. Inside 4 rooms with panelling of circa 1700. Panelled hall and staircase with thick, twist balusters. Panelled dado to stairwell. Thick, oak plank floors and many exposed beams including tie-beams and long centre beam in attic. Close-studded timbering exposed in 2 rooms and on landing. In a first floor room a plaster ceiling with Caesar Augustus head in medallions within geometrical shapes with raised, floral borders. Timber framed rear extension.

Nos 36 to 58 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1462306913

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 25 October 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 25 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/109142
War Memorials Register, accessed 25 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/14708

National Grid Reference: TL 14623 06913

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