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Court House (Town Hall), Saint Albans

Description: Court House (Town Hall)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163363

OS Grid Reference: TL1475207246
OS Grid Coordinates: 514752, 207246
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7522, -0.3390

Location: Market Place, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 5DL

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 5DL

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Listing Text

1582 Court House (Town Hall)

TL 1407 SE 9/59 8.5.50.


Facing north up St Peter's Street. Large, classical building of 1826 by
George Smith. 2 storeys, the upper a piano nobile with central portico of
4 fluted, Ionic columns, entablature and pediment with acroterion. This
rests on projecting, ground floor podium, with 3 sash windows. The side
bays on ground floor are blank. On first floor 3 large windows with
glazing bars framed by flat pilasters. Broader pilasters at angles also
support entablature behind which a low pitched, leaded roof ends in a
pediment on each return.

Listing NGR: TL1475207246

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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