3, 5 AND 7, FRENCH ROW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103116
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Jun-2001
Statutory Address:
3, 5 AND 7, FRENCH ROW

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
3, 5 AND 7, FRENCH ROW

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 14649 07173

Details

TL1407 ST ALBANS FRENCH ROW (West side)

1582/9/75 Nos. 3,5 and 7

27108/1975

GV II

C14 or early C15 range of buildings with considerable C17 addition at rear. 2-storeys and attic under high pitched, tiled roof with 2 cross gables at ends, projecting forward from walls. Deeply overhanging lst floor supported on arched brackets. Left gable has attic and lst floor window over carriageway, the carriageway having close studding to right, and more open studding on raised ground cill to left. Central 2- storey section with almost continuous glazing on lst floor. Right gable has one lst floor window in slightly projecting box frame. All the windows replaced casements. Small shop fronts on ground floor. C17 house, adjoining at rear, has high pitched, hipped, swept, tiled roof, eaves cornice with square medallions and overhanging lst floor, supported at rear on grotesque carved bracket over fluted pilasters. Windows have transoms but modern glazing. In the inner wall of the rear building is a stone fireplace with Tudor arch suggesting a preceding building on the site. Long, gabled rear extension to rear of right bay. Nos. 3 and 5 occupy the ground floor, No.7 the upper floors, with access via door to left of No.9. No.7 also extends into the upper storey of No.9. RCHM VCH NMR Nos 1 to 7 (odd) and No 9 form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1464907173

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
163281
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/01260/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Justin Douglas. Source Historic England Archive
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