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WAXHOUSE GATE

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: WAXHOUSE GATE

List entry Number: 1103130

Location

WAXHOUSE GATE, HIGH 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: 08-May-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163315

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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

HIGH STREET 1. (South Side) 1582 Waxhouse Gate

TL 1407 SE 9/92 8.5.50.

II

2. Originally providing access on the north from the town to the Abbey, the Gate survives as an open passage through the ground floor of No 15 High Street (qv). At each end is an C18 round, stone archway; but the springing stones of earlier pointed arches are visible beneath these. RCHM VCH NMR

Listing NGR: TL1463507118

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 14635 07118

Map

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