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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: 1347166



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163442

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SOPWELL LANE 1. (South Side) 1582 No 2

TL 1406 NE 14/111


2. Incorporated with No 37 Holywell Hill. Formerly Common Lodging House. C16 long, timber framed building under high pitched, tiled roof. Stout, close studding on overhanging 1st floor with visible beam ends. Plaster filling. 2 storeys, 8 windows. Brick ground floor and brick plinth. The 3 left bays are plastered over on 1st floor and have later sash windows with glazing bars in flush, box frames, and a C19 shop front on ground floor. Close studding visible in right 4 bays of ground floor. Ground floor windows are later sashes with glazing bins except for one wood-mullioned casement at right. 2 Cl9 doors and one double carriage door, all in Gothic style, inserted on ground floor. The 5 bays at right on 1st floor have leaded, 2-light casement windows, one possibly original. Inside, heavy exposed timbers including some chamfered and moulded beams of chestnut; and a stone fireplace with Tudor arch.

Listing NGR: TL1466706887

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National Grid Reference: TL 14667 06887


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