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Walls Surrounding Garden of Number 3 and 3a and Known As the Vintry, Saint Albans

Description: Walls Surrounding Garden of Number 3 and 3a and Known As the Vintry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163313

OS Grid Reference: TL1462607071
OS Grid Coordinates: 514626, 207071
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7506, -0.3409

Location: A5183, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4EL

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

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
Walls surrounding garden
of No 3 and 3A and known
as The Vintry
TL 1407 SE 9/93A


These front on Waxhouse Gate, the north-east end of the Abbey and
Sumpter Yard; and north extension towards Waxhouse Gate. C18 brick
walls with roll moulded coping, ramped up at intervals to follow the
slope of the hill; and. varying in height from about 8 to 13 ft, on the
outside. In Waxhouse Gate the lower part of the wall is of flint and
may be late mediaeval. Flat brick buttresses support the walls of
this side and there is a brick plinth. Round arched opening to
Waxhouse Gate. Recess with 4-centred head on inside at north-west corner.

Listing NGR: TL1462607071

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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