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Blue Court, Kings Langley

Description: Blue Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 157650

OS Grid Reference: TL0725802525
OS Grid Coordinates: 507258, 202525
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7112, -0.4490

Location: 67 A4251, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire WD4 8JP

Locality: Kings Langley
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD4 8JP

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Listing Text

TL 0702 (North side)

13/122 Blue Court
22.10.52 (formerly listed as Blue Court Hotel)


House, now offices. '1830' on E gable, renovated 1981 when interior
reconstructed and gabled rear wing and E terrace added. Buff brick with
red rubbed brick arches. Rusticated stucco to basement. Moulded wooden
cornice to eaves and pediments. Slate roof. A large symmetrical
classical villa of 2-storeys, attics and basement (extended to E under
terrace) facing S, with W gable to High Street. 5 windows wide S front
with advanced centre of 3 windows with pediment and oval window in
tympanum. Heavy pilastered doorcase with entablature to central double
doors with rectangular fanlight up 6 stone moulded steps. Recessed sash
windows with 6/6 panes and flat gauged arches. Ground floor windows
flanking door are set in arched recesses with narrow impost blocks
linked to door surround. W gable pedimented with oval attic window,
triple sash window to 1st floor and similar ground floor window in a
large arched recess. Twin projecting chimneys cut through the raking
pediment and drag the horizontal pediment up in swept curves each side.
Corbelled oversailing chimney tops. Balustrade with dies around terrace
on E. Formerly called Pole House. (KLLHMS report (1979) in NMR).

Listing NGR: TL0725802525

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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