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52 and 54, Holywell Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Albans, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7492 / 51°44'57"N

Longitude: -0.341 / 0°20'27"W

OS Eastings: 514623

OS Northings: 206913

OS Grid: TL146069

Mapcode National: GBR H89.BM5

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.19LD

Entry Name: 52 and 54, Holywell Hill

Listing Date: 27 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163343

Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for

TL 1406 NE HOLYWELL HILL
(west side)

14/106 Nos 52 and 54

II GV

The description shall be amended to read:

Now forms one house. Circa 1600 with front of about 1820. 3 storeys and
attic, 3 windows and another window on second floor right over high carriageway
reaching half way up frist floor. Second floor centre window blocked.
High pitched, tiled roof. Plastered facade. Moulded stone plinth, and
moulded string at first floor cills. Window over carriageway a 2-light
casement. Other first and second floor windows are sashes in flush box
frames with Gothick glazing bars. 2 doors in ground floor centre, one
of 6 panels and one modern. Left hand window a C19 sash with vertical
glazing bars, right hand window modern. Inside 4 rooms with panelling
of circa 1700. Panelled hall and staircase with thick, twist balusters.
Panelled dado to stairwell. Thick, oak plank floors and many exposed
beams including tie-beams and long centre beam in attic. Close-studded
timbering exposed in 2 rooms and on landing. In a first floor room a plaster
ceiling with Caesar Augustus head in medallions within geometrical shapes
with raised, floral borders. Timber framed rear extension. 1914-18 war
memorial tablet set in wall, one of a series of wall plaques in St Albans
which commemorate the fallen of individual streets and localities.

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HOLYWELL HILL
1. (West Side)
1582
Nos 52 and 54

TL 1406 NE 14/106

II GV


2.
Now forms one house. Circa 1600 with front of about 1820. 3 storeys end attic,
3 windows and another window on second floor right over high carriageway
reaching half way up first floor. Second floor centre window blocked. High
pitched, tiled roof. Plastered facade. Moulded stone plinth, and moulded
string at first floor cills. Window over carriageway a 2-light casement.
Other first and second floor windows are sashes in flush box frames with
gothick glazing bars. 2 doors in ground floor centre, one of 6 panels and one
modern. Left hand window a C19 sash with vertical glazing bars, right hand
window modern. Inside 4 rooms with panelling of circa 1700. Panelled hall
and staircase with thick, twist balusters. Panelled dado to stairwell.
Thick, oak plank floors and many exposed beams including tie-beams and long
centre beam in attic. Close-studded timbering exposed in 2 rooms and on
landing. In a first floor room a plaster ceiling with Caesar Augustus head
in medallions within geometrical shapes with raised, floral borders. Timber
framed rear extension.

Nos 36 to 58 (even) form a group.


Listing NGR: TL1462306913


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 25 October 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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