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Old Dove House, Harpenden Rural

Description: Old Dove House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163625

OS Grid Reference: TL1027015795
OS Grid Coordinates: 510270, 215795
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8299, -0.4012

Location: Annables Lane, Harpenden Rural, Hertfordshire AL5 3PR

Locality: Harpenden Rural
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL5 3PR

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/91 Old Dove House


House, formerly farmhouse. C15 or early C16 hall house with C16
gabled cross wings at both ends. C19 alterations. Completely
refaced in 1930s. 4 timber frame bays, the hall part 2 bays.
Painted brick ground floor; upper floor roughcast and cement,
painted to imitate timber frame. 2 storeys and attics. 4
glazing bar casements. C20 gabled porch with C29 flush panel
door in moulded wood frame, the door probably in original
position. C19/20 replacement stack next to left cross wing.
Interior: cross wings have exposed floor beams and jowles. Hall
has a large central truss with heavy curved braces. 2 square
crown posts in roof. Rear stair projection, probably C17,
embedded in a larger C19 red brick projection. C17 red brick
stack on rear of right cross wing.

Listing NGR: TL1027015795

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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