ALMSHOUSE ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1174131
Date first listed:
30-Apr-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
12-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSE, 3, NEW ROAD
Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSES, 1 AND 2, HIGH STREET

Map

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ALMSHOUSES
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Location

Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSE, 3, NEW ROAD
Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSES, 1 AND 2, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Hertsmere (District Authority)
Parish:
Elstree and Borehamwood
National Grid Reference:
TQ 17848 95333

Details

TQ 1795 ELSTREE HIGH STREET (East side) Elstree

14/159 Nos. I and 2 Almshouses 30.4.74 (formerly listed as The Almshouses)

GV II

Group of 3 almshouses. c.1882-3, erected for Lord Aldenham. Brick, sham timber framing, tile hanging. Tiled roof. Asymmetrical Arts and Crafts Style. One storey. Nos. 1 and 2 have entrances to High Street towards centre under separate gables. No. 2 projects forward with entrance in side of timber recess. 4 centred heads to porch and to door to No. 1. No. 1 has a 3 light bay window to left, leaded lights, chamfered brick base. Similar window to right on No. 2. Moulded arched braces support slightly projecting rendered gables without original sham timber framing. Ridge of wing to right is higher. Ridge tiles. Rendered plinth. Right return has 2 gables, that to rear over entrance to No. 3. Stack to right of front gable has 2 diagonal shafts and oversailing courses. Similar features as at front. Left return: tile hung gable with external stack to rear, 2 diagonal shafts with oversailing courses, another similar stack to rear of No. 3. Includes No. 3 Almshouse, New Road. Included for group value. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ1784895333

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
164210
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

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: 15 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/10890/18
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