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Bennets, Harpenden

Description: Bennets

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 163598

OS Grid Reference: TL1343314071
OS Grid Coordinates: 513433, 214071
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8138, -0.3559

Location: Leyton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2TG

Locality: Harpenden
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL5 2TG

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Listing Text

(west side)

16/64 No 21 (Bennets)
(Royal British Legion
26.7.51 Branch Club Headquarters)


House, now club house. C17 range with early-mid C19 fenestration
and rear extension. Main range is timber frame and stuccoed.
Plain tile roof. Symmetrical 5-window range. 2 storeys and
attics. At centre is a 2-storey projecting gabled porch. Gabled
cross wings at ends, each with lean-to projections. The porch
has a early-C19 doorcase with Tuscan pilasters and entablature.
Single sash windows either side of porch; triple-hung sashes to
ground floors of wings. Central 3 1st floor windows are 2-light
Yorkshire casements. Single sashes to 1st floors of wings. Left
attic gable has a C17 or C18 2-light leaded casement, right gable
a Yorkshire casement. Rear wing is stuccoed with slate roof. 2
storeys. 5 replacement windows.

Listing NGR: TL1343314071

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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