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Description: Caretakers Cottage and Stable Court, St Albans Court
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 178024
OS Grid Reference: TR2634152470
OS Grid Coordinates: 626341, 152470
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2265, 1.2403
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NONINGTON ST. ALBANS COURT
TR 25 SE
3/163 Caretakers Cottage
and stable court
2.1.86 St.Albans court
Caretakers cottage. Circa 1875. George Devey. Ragstone ground floor and brick
diapered upper floor with limestone dressings. Two storeys with moulded brick
eaves to pyramidal roof with weather vane. Mullioned windows. S.W. elevation
with 2 light stone mullioned window withdripstone above and below, asymmetrically
placed.N.W.elevation with a similar first floor window to north of junction
with stable archway. N.E. or entrance elevation with similar 2 light window
above and four centred arched doorway below. Single storey wing adjoining to
left with 2 light window to left and C20 window set below to right. Higher
wing at right angles to N.E.with brick gable. Archway,also by Devey.Stone
and brick with machicolation and parapet,wide moulded four centred arch of
stone with dripstone in centre, flanked by narrow moulded stone archway on S
S.E. adjoining cottage and flanked to right by flight of stairs leading to
shaped gable with clock face dated 1775, the gable the remains of original
stable court of c. 1721. Arcaded single storey C19 stable ranges to west
(right) with recessed entry in re-entrant angle, and projecting stack to right,
converted to use as art studios. Attached to rear of courtyard (south west)
a brick wall originally enclosing a walled garden, with classical gateway,of
stone with red brick piers and scrolled pediment with wrought iron gate and
dated 1869, the wall extending beyond in part of C16 or C17 date.
Listing NGR: TR2630052400
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Source: English Heritage
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