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Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164232
OS Grid Reference: TQ2487999617
OS Grid Coordinates: 524879, 199617
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6814, -0.1951
TQ 2499 POTTERS BAR BENTLEY HEATH LANE
12/180 Nos. 20 to 26 (even)
Row of 4 almshouses. 1864 on central datestone. Built for G. Byng, 2nd
Earl of Strafford. English bond red brick, cement rendered dressings,
slate roof. 1 storey. 6 bays: 2 paired entrances with flanking windows.
Chamfered surrounds and keystone blocks to timber doors with decorative
hinges. Timber gabled porches on brick bases, wavy bargeboards. 2 light
glazing bar casements with quoined jambs and cornices to lintels.
Plinth. Simple rendered cornice to close eaves. Quoins at return ends.
Large central stack and 2 smaller end stacks all with diagonally set
bricks below cornices. Extended to rear. Interior not inspected.
Forecourt wall about 1 m high with pyramidal heads to piers flanking
entrances, semi-circular top course.
Listing NGR: TQ2487999617
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