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The Old Crow, Saint Albans

Description: The Old Crow

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163270

OS Grid Reference: TL1426407162
OS Grid Coordinates: 514264, 207162
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7515, -0.3461

Location: Fishpool Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4RS

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 4RS

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Listing Text

(South Side)

No 15 (The Old Crow)
TL 1407 SW 8/45


Later C16. Partly rebuilt after fire in 1880's. Front recently restored.
2 storeys, 3 irregularly placed windows; higher, one-window, 1st floor
section of left, over carriageway. High pitched, tiled roof. Front
plastered, the section at left over carriageway has pargeted decoration
similar to No 13. The window in this part a 3-light iron casement in
flush box frame. Other windows are restored sashes with glazing bars.
An oak, 4-centred arch to the door survives, also some close-studded
timbers on the front wall. Old timber work also remains in the carriageway,
which is partly weatherboarded. Old plank floors, heavy tie-beams and
some fairly close-studded timber framing are visible inside, also an old
cupboard, all appearing to date from C16 later. (In ground floor sitting-
room a C19 early corner cupboard with pilasters and entablature, and ogee
glazing). Weatherboarded rear extension of later C17 appearance.

Nos 1 to 15 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1426407162

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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