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Marlborough Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Albans, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163308

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

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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