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Almshouse almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Elstree and Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6445 / 51°38'40"N

Longitude: -0.2982 / 0°17'53"W

OS Eastings: 517848

OS Northings: 195333

OS Grid: TQ178953

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.1HH

Mapcode Global: VHGQ3.SX6Q

Entry Name: Almshouse almshouses

Listing Date: 30 April 1974

Last Amended: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174131

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164210

Location: Elstree and Borehamwood, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: Elstree and Borehamwood

Built-Up Area: Elstree

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Elstree and Borehamwood

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(East side)

14/159 Nos. I and 2 Almshouses
30.4.74 (formerly listed as
The Almshouses)


Group of 3 almshouses. c.1882-3, erected for Lord Aldenham. Brick, sham
timber framing, tile hanging. Tiled roof. Asymmetrical Arts and Crafts
Style. One storey. Nos. 1 and 2 have entrances to High Street towards
centre under separate gables. No. 2 projects forward with entrance in
side of timber recess. 4 centred heads to porch and to door to No. 1.
No. 1 has a 3 light bay window to left, leaded lights, chamfered brick
base. Similar window to right on No. 2. Moulded arched braces support
slightly projecting rendered gables without original sham timber
framing. Ridge of wing to right is higher. Ridge tiles. Rendered plinth.
Right return has 2 gables, that to rear over entrance to No. 3. Stack to
right of front gable has 2 diagonal shafts and oversailing courses.
Similar features as at front. Left return: tile hung gable with external
stack to rear, 2 diagonal shafts with oversailing courses, another
similar stack to rear of No. 3. Includes No. 3 Almshouse, New Road.
Included for group value. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ1784895333

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