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Sham Ruin About 230 Metres South South East of Wall Hall, Aldenham

Description: Sham Ruin About 230 Metres South South East of Wall Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164095

OS Grid Reference: TQ1377299308
OS Grid Coordinates: 513772, 199308
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6810, -0.3558

Location: Middle Down, Aldenham, Hertfordshire WD25 8DF

Locality: Aldenham
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD25 8DF

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Listing Text


6/47 Sham Ruin about 230m
- SSE of Wall Hall


Sham Ruin. c.1800. For G.W.Thelluson. Built with Wall Hall (q.v.).
Brick, cement rendered. Picturesque Gothic. Principal wall facing house
with 2 return walls. To front: ground floor pointed arch with a square
hood mould and flanking blind lancets. Above a large ruinous traceried
window the mouldings for which were taken from the Church of St. John
the Baptist (q.v.). 2 stage angle buttresses. Rendering incised to
resemble ashlar. Right return has a 4-centred arched opening with a
moulded surround. See Folly (q.v.). (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ1377299308

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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