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Sandridgebury House, Sandridgebury Court and the Old School, Sandridge

Description: Sandridgebury House, Sandridgebury Court and the Old School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 163914

OS Grid Reference: TL1631410564
OS Grid Coordinates: 516314, 210564
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7817, -0.3153

Location: Sandridgebury Lane, Sandridge, Hertfordshire AL3 6JB

Locality: Sandridge
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 6JB

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Listing Text

(north west side)

6/370 Sandridgebury House,
Sandridgebury Court and
19.10.53 The Old School
(formerly listed as
Aylesford House School)


Small country house. Late C17, recased in early C19. Mid-late
C19 W extension, recased in mid C20. Red brick. Plain tile
hipped roof with large modillioned cornice. 2 storeys. The
front elevation is 8 windows. Shallow 2-window projections each
end. Recessed sashes. Large late C17 porch towards right, reset
in a C20 brick porch. Door with bolection-moulded frame. Heavy
leaf-carved consoles carrying deep hood, the cornices carried
round porch. Strapwork panelling above door and to soffit of
hood. Semicircular hood with carved head and eagles. Early C19
door on left end with long brackets. The left extension is 5
sash windows in Neo Georgian style. 2 storeys. Lower hipped
roof. Double pile. Rear of main house is 8 windows. Slightly
recessed bay towards left contains a modified late C17 door
surround with bolection-moulded frame, leaf carved consoles and
pulvinated frieze. The right 2 windows are also slightly
recessed, but set more widely apart. Interior of Sandridgebury
Court has 2 late C17 fireplaces. First floor front room has mid
C18 Palladian-style doorcase and cornices.

Listing NGR: TL1631410564

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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