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2, Sopwell Lane, Saint Albans

Description: 2, Sopwell Lane

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163442

OS Grid Reference: TL1466706887
OS Grid Coordinates: 514667, 206887
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7490, -0.3404

Location: Sopwell Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1RR

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

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
No 2

TL 1406 NE 14/111


Incorporated with No 37 Holywell Hill.
Formerly Common Lodging House. C16 long, timber framed building under
high pitched, tiled roof. Stout, close studding on overhanging 1st floor
with visible beam ends. Plaster filling. 2 storeys, 8 windows. Brick
ground floor and brick plinth. The 3 left bays are plastered over on
1st floor and have later sash windows with glazing bars in flush, box
frames, and a C19 shop front on ground floor. Close studding visible
in right 4 bays of ground floor. Ground floor windows are later sashes
with glazing bins except for one wood-mullioned casement at right.
2 Cl9 doors and one double carriage door, all in Gothic style, inserted
on ground floor. The 5 bays at right on 1st floor have leaded, 2-light
casement windows, one possibly original. Inside, heavy exposed timbers
including some chamfered and moulded beams of chestnut; and a stone
fireplace with Tudor arch.

Listing NGR: TL1466706887

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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