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Manor Garden House, Saint Albans

Description: Manor Garden House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163276

OS Grid Reference: TL1395007426
OS Grid Coordinates: 513950, 207426
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7539, -0.3506

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

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Listing Text

1. (South side)
No 135 (Manor Garden House)

TL 1307 SE 7/10 8.5.50.


Cl7 house with later improvements. High-pitched, hipped, double-sport,
tiled roof with hipped ends to North (street) front of 2 storeys, 4 windows.
Coved eaves with slender brackets. Plastered front with pargeted decoration;
rendered plinth. 1st floor early C18 sash windows with thick glazing
bars in slightly projecting, moulded frames. Ground floor late C17 windows
with wood mullions and transoms and leaded casements. Doorcase with plain
pilasters and moulded cornice hood to door of 6 fielded panels in panelled
Early C18 south (garden) front of 2 storeys, 4 windows. Pink brick with
red brick dressings. Giant pilasters at either side support moulded brick
dentil cornice and parapet. Sash windows with glazing bars in near flush
box frames under gauged, segmental, brick arches with white keystones.
Brick plinth with moulded coping.
Inside, 2 rear rooms with early C18 panelling and glazed corner cupboard.
Wide, open fireplace under stone, Tudor shaped arch in front room. Panelled
staircase with fluted, quasi-Ionic columns, and C17 panelling in 1st floor

Listing NGR: TL1395007426

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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