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The Abbey National Boys' School, Saint Albans

Description: The Abbey National Boys' School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163458

OS Grid Reference: TL1450007211
OS Grid Coordinates: 514500, 207211
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7519, -0.3427

Location: Spicer Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4PH

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

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Listing Text

1. (East Side)
The Abbey National
Boys' School

TL 1407 SW 8/301
TL 1407 SE 9/301


Right hand building: 1846, by professor Donaldson a founder of the RIBA.
2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. High pitched, slate roof with tall, central
gable holding one-light casement window, and 2 tall chimneys, each of
3 conjoined, square shafts, at one bay from each end. 4 steeply-gabled
dormers alternate with these featres. Walls red brick with diamond
pattern of blue headers, and brick plinth. Stone mullioned and transomed
windows with alternating block surrounds, 2-light in outer bays, 3-light
in 3 central bays. Segmental, brick relieving arches over 1st and ground
floor windows.
2nd section, built 1874, 2 storeys in similar style, red rick with similar
windows but tiled roof with one gable at left.
3rd section, built 1884, one storey and 2 gables with louvred openings,
again in red brick with similar windows and tiled roof.

Listing NGR: TL1450007211

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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