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Latitude: 51.7497 / 51°44'58"N
Longitude: -0.3407 / 0°20'26"W
OS Eastings: 514639
OS Northings: 206964
OS Grid: TL146069
Mapcode National: GBR H89.BN3
Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.19Q1
Entry Name: Holywell House
Listing Date: 8 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 163338
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1
District: St. Albans
Town: St. Albans
Electoral Ward/Division: Verulam
Built-Up Area: St Albans
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Abbey Parish of St Albans
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 1406 NE 14/104
HOLYWELL HILL (West Side)
No 40 (Holywell House)
1785, Sir Robert Taylor architect, for Sir William Domville, later Lord Mayor of London. 3 storeys, 5 windows, yellow brick with low parapet, and pediment over 3 central bays, over cornice the full width of buildings. Stone string at first floor cills and band at first floor level across 3 centre bays. Balustrade to centre window. Gauged, flat, brick arches to recessed sash windows with glazing bars. 6 steps to door of 6 fielded, bedded panels with cornice head and decorative fanlight in deep, plain reveal within doorcase of Ionic columns and entablature filth enriched cornice. Oast iron area railings and handrail. Wrought iron overthrow with lamp holder in front of door. Inside a first floor room as Adam fireplace in marble with flanking round arched niches. The ground floor. room below has another Adam fireplace with decorative plaster composition above, similar niches, ornamental frieze and enriched door and window architraves. There are other period fireplaces and a well staircase, although the lower flights of this are not original.
Nos 36 to 58 (even) form a group.
Listing NGR: TL1463906964
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