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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.


List entry Number: 1173191



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1980

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Aug-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164092

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TQ 19 NW, 6/44

ALDENHAM, SUMMERHOUSE LANE (Northwest side), Aldenham, Delrow Almshouses, Nos. 1-6,

(Formerly listed as Platt Almshouses)



Six almshouses. 1864-5 for the Brewer's Company. Red brick with white brick dressings. Tiled roof. 1-storey symmetrical terrace. Paired entrances under gables. 4-centred arched heads to plank doors, chamfered white brick surrounds. Tiled pentice canopies. Stone-coped gables with kneelers, that to centre with Arms of Platt. Six windows: cross casements, white brick chamfered flat arched heads. Plinth, white brick oversailing course at eaves. Blue tiled horizontal strip in roof. Two ridge stacks with four octagonal shafts each, end stacks with two such shafts. Stone coped gable end parapets with kneelers. Arms in plaques on gable ends. Small rear extensions. Interior not inspected. Almshouses replace late C16 buildings from 1528 foundation of R. Platt, who also founded Aldenham School (q.v.). Listed largely for the historical interest of the building and its foundation.

Listing NGR: TQ1442497876

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National Grid Reference: TQ 14424 97876


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