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Forecourt Wall and Gateway to Pemberton Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7562 / 51°45'22"N

Longitude: -0.3353 / 0°20'6"W

OS Eastings: 515001

OS Northings: 207698

OS Grid: TL150076

Mapcode National: GBR H84.S30

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.44M1

Entry Name: Forecourt Wall and Gateway to Pemberton Almshouses

Listing Date: 27 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163423

Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Town: St. Albans

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peters

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Albans St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
Forecourt wall and
gateway to
Pemberton Almshouses
TL 1407 NE 4/23
TL 1507 NW 5/23


Forecourt wall and tall, brick gateway with pointed head with small
brick plinths at sides and centre, those at sides empty, that in centre
having iron arrow-head pointing upwards. Round-arched door opening and
stone panel above with inscription: "These 6 Almshouses were erected
and endowed with Five Pounds Per Annum Each. Out of the Manor of
Shelton in Bedfordshire by Roger Pemberton of St Albans Esquire, who
was buried in the Church of St Peter November 20th 1627."
RCHM page 194: VCH page 473.

Listing NGR: TL1500107698

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