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174-176, London Road, Saint Albans

Description: 174-176, London Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163354

OS Grid Reference: TL1526206743
OS Grid Coordinates: 515262, 206743
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7475, -0.3318

Location: 1 Alma Cut, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1PJ

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

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
Nos 174 and 176
TL 1506 NW 15/119 8.5.50.


Earlier C19 pair, probably by George Smith, each 2 storeys and basement, 2
windows. Flint walls with red brick dressings. Roof concealed behind
parapet with 4 broad shallow serrations, each coinciding with the apex of a
giant round-arched recess, forming arcaded front, The arches are dressed
with red brick and have brick pilasters and stone impost blocks. 2-bay
returns also arcaded. Door and window openings all round arched. Windows
are recessed sashes with glazing bars, the heads of Gothick interlaced
bars. Similar Gothick glazing to fanlights of 2 doors in inner bays, which
have glazed upper parts, panelled pilasters and cornice heads. Basement
windows are square headed and have Gothick glazing. No 176 has a one-storey,
2-window extension at left, with weatherboarded rear, and No 174 a similar
extension at right. NMR

Listing NGR: TL1526206743

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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