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13-17, Holywell Hill, Saint Albans

Description: 13-17, Holywell Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163327

OS Grid Reference: TL1469107014
OS Grid Coordinates: 514691, 207014
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7501, -0.3400

Location: A5183, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1EZ

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL1 1EZ

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Listing Text

1. (East Side)
Nos 13 to 17 (odd)

TL 1407 SE 9/102 8.5.50.


With Nos 19 and 21 formerly known as "Saracen's Head" C16 houses, refronted
circa 1700, each 2 storeys, 2 windows. High pitched, tiled roofs with
deep, modillioned eaves cornices. All plastered fronts.
No 13: plain reveals to sash windows on 1st floor, later C19 shop front
on ground floor.
No 15: 1st floor sash windows with glazing bars in narrow, moulded frames.
Ground floor small oriel shop windows on brackets at left and right of
No 17: 1st floor sash windows with glazing bars in near-flush moulded
Ground floors unified by series of shop fronts, earlier C19 reproduction,
with dentilled cornice, triglyphs in fascia, Tuscan pilasters at sides and
attached columns in centre. Panelled soffit at entrance of No 17.
All houses have gabled rear extensions of C17 appearance.

Nos 1 to 25 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1469107014

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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