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Allum House, Elstree and Borehamwood

Description: Allum House

Grade: II
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

Location: Allum Lane, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 3PN

Locality: Elstree and Borehamwood
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD6 3PN

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Listing Text

(North side)

7/153 No. 8
- (Allum House)

- II

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

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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