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Rivers Lodge (Rothamsted Experimental Station) (Including Front Railings)

A Grade II Listed Building in Harpenden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8089 / 51°48'31"N

Longitude: -0.3548 / 0°21'17"W

OS Eastings: 513519

OS Northings: 213527

OS Grid: TL135135

Mapcode National: GBR H7J.F46

Mapcode Global: VHFRV.SSSP

Entry Name: Rivers Lodge (Rothamsted Experimental Station) (Including Front Railings)

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163613

Location: Harpenden, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL5

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: Harpenden

Built-Up Area: Harpenden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Harpenden St John

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/01/2013


TL 11 SW
5/79


HARPENDEN
WEST COMMON
(west side)
HARPENDEN


Rivers Lodge (Rothamsted Experimental
Station) (including front railings)


II


House, now offices. Circa 1800. Red brick with slate hipped
roof. Mauve and red brick late-C19 and mid-C20 rear extensions
(not of special interest). 2-storey front range has 3 sash
windows with gauged brick heads. Good central doorcase. Reeded
6-panel door; panelled reveals; reeded pilasters; moulded
entablature; open pediment with enriched cornice. Semicircular
Adam-style leaded fan. Triple-hung sash windows to ground floor
either side. Round-headed 1st floor central window with Gothic
top glazing bars. Flat wooden eaves with paired brackets. 6
stone steps to door with simple railings. Wall and railings
adjoin either side of block, spreading outwards to a wide
frontage. Spikes with 3-point heads. Piers at intervals with
vase finials. Single central gate.


Listing NGR: TL1351913527

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