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Description: Allum House
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164202
OS Grid Reference: TQ1871396233
OS Grid Coordinates: 518713, 196233
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6524, -0.2854
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TQ 19 NE ELSTREE ALLUM LANE
7/153 No. 8
- (Allum House)
Former stables to Barham House (not listed) with flanking houses for
coachman and gardener. Now 2 dwellings. 1789 on quoin, altered mid C20.
Stuccoed brick. Slate roof. 2:4:2. 2 storeys and central attic. Centre
bays project under pediment with moulded cornices. Ground floor: 4 round
headed windows in relieving arches. First floor casements with oculi in
attic. Flanking wings have entrances towards centre under mid C20 Tuscan
porches in angles with centre block. Similar windows. Hipped roofs.
Stack on central ridge and 2 on hips to sides. 2 plaques to rear of
return walls both inscribed defining boundary of property, that to right
is dated 1789, possibly reset. Interior not inspected. (RCHM
Typescript). Includes No. 2 Barham Avenue.
Listing NGR: TQ1871396233
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Source: English Heritage
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