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St Germains, Saint Albans

Description: St Germains

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163405

OS Grid Reference: TL1366607376
OS Grid Coordinates: 513666, 207376
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7536, -0.3547

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

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
No 18 (St Germains)

TL 1307 SE 7/32 8.5.50.


Circa 1800 house of 2 storeys and 5 windows, with 2-storey, one-window
north extension with jettied front, clearly from a much earlier building to
which the main house has been added. 4 giant, flat pilasters, one at each
end and one at either side of central door, support cornice band. Frieze
above, under wide eaves soffit of low pitched, hipped, slate roof.
Band at 1st floor. Sash windows in flush, moulded frames, (except for
one modern casement on ground floor). Doric doorcase with attached columns,
triglyph frieze and mutule cornice hood. Reeded cornice head, patterned
fanlight and panelled reveals to original 6-panel door. Rear elevation
of 2 storeys, 5 windows which are casements with transoms and gothic
glazing to heads, under gothic arches. Ground floor all French windows
opening to paved loggia with swept canopy on cast iron columns.
Inside, curved staircase with turned balusters and cut string, circa 1800.

Listing NGR: TL1370207395

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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