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Forecourt Wall and Gateway to Pemberton Almshouses, Saint Albans

Description: Forecourt Wall and Gateway to Pemberton Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163423

OS Grid Reference: TL1500107698
OS Grid Coordinates: 515001, 207698
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7562, -0.3353

Location: St Peters Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3EW

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL1 3EW

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
Forecourt wall and
gateway to
Pemberton Almshouses
TL 1407 NE 4/23
TL 1507 NW 5/23


Forecourt wall and tall, brick gateway with pointed head with small
brick plinths at sides and centre, those at sides empty, that in centre
having iron arrow-head pointing upwards. Round-arched door opening and
stone panel above with inscription: "These 6 Almshouses were erected
and endowed with Five Pounds Per Annum Each. Out of the Manor of
Shelton in Bedfordshire by Roger Pemberton of St Albans Esquire, who
was buried in the Church of St Peter November 20th 1627."
RCHM page 194: VCH page 473.

Listing NGR: TL1500107698

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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