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Old Pondyards, St Michael

Description: Old Pondyards

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163854

OS Grid Reference: TL1228108988
OS Grid Coordinates: 512281, 208988
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7683, -0.3742

Location: A5183, Redbourn, Hertfordshire AL3 6RD

Locality: St Michael
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 6RD

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/310 Old Pondyards


House. Built probably as a lodge and storehouse in mid-late C17,
altered in late C17, when it appears to have been converted
wholly to residential use. Tall red brick structure of square
plan. Plain tile roof with parapeted gable ends on N and S
sides. 2 storeys and attics. Moulded brick floor band and
cornice, the bands originally interrupted in centre of S side and
in 2 places on N side, presumably for hoist doors, but remade in
late C17. Ridge chimney stack near N gable end,possibly also a
late C17 insertion. Front elevation has a central casement to
ground floor, 1st floor and attic, the 1st floor window original
late Cl7 with 3 leaded lights. W elevation has 2 C17 casements
to ground and 1st floor, 3 and 4 lights. Interior with 2-storey
newel staircase in NW angle. E elevation with C17 lean-to
extension and exposed hoist beam below eaves. Built in connection
with the Fish Ponds of Gorehambury estate.

Listing NGR: TL1228108988

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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