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Latitude: 51.7538 / 51°45'13"N
Longitude: -0.3344 / 0°20'3"W
OS Eastings: 515064
OS Northings: 207433
OS Grid: TL150074
Mapcode National: GBR H84.SCL
Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.551W
Entry Name: Marlborough Buildings
Listing Date: 8 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1173192
English Heritage Legacy ID: 163308
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1
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
1582 Marlborough Buildings
TL 1507 SW 10/28 8.5.50.
3 sides of an open courtyard of 2-storey almshouses in red brick, built
by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, in 1736. Facade restored 1850: interior
unharmed. Deep eaves below steep tiled roofs with 10 tall brick stacks.
Central 3 windows and the end facades of the wings are spanned by
pediments, the central pediment enclosing the Marlborough arms carved
in stone. The whole building on a low stone plinth and bound by a
continuous stone band between floors. Transomed and mullioned windows
have modern lead glazing in a fancy pattern. 11 windows and 9 windows
along the central and each flank range respectively. 9 plain doors at
intervals, in simple stone architraves with flat stone hoods. Central
3 windows dressed with stone.
VCH, page 473.
Listing NGR: TL1506407433
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