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Sham Ruin About 230 Metres South South East of Wall Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldenham, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.681 / 51°40'51"N

Longitude: -0.3558 / 0°21'20"W

OS Eastings: 513772

OS Northings: 199308

OS Grid: TQ137993

Mapcode National: GBR 51.QZ9

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.S08N

Entry Name: Sham Ruin About 230 Metres South South East of Wall Hall

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164095

Location: Aldenham, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD25

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: Aldenham

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aldenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


6/47 Sham Ruin about 230m
- SSE of Wall Hall


Sham Ruin. c.1800. For G.W.Thelluson. Built with Wall Hall (q.v.).
Brick, cement rendered. Picturesque Gothic. Principal wall facing house
with 2 return walls. To front: ground floor pointed arch with a square
hood mould and flanking blind lancets. Above a large ruinous traceried
window the mouldings for which were taken from the Church of St. John
the Baptist (q.v.). 2 stage angle buttresses. Rendering incised to
resemble ashlar. Right return has a 4-centred arched opening with a
moulded surround. See Folly (q.v.). (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ1377299308

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