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Blue Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7112 / 51°42'40"N

Longitude: -0.449 / 0°26'56"W

OS Eastings: 507258

OS Northings: 202525

OS Grid: TL072025

Mapcode National: GBR G77.MBC

Mapcode Global: VHFSD.58H0

Entry Name: Blue Court

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Last Amended: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157650

Location: Kings Langley, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, WD4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Kings Langley

Built-Up Area: Hemel Hempstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: King's Langley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 0702 (North side)

13/122 Blue Court
22.10.52 (formerly listed as Blue Court Hotel)


House, now offices. '1830' on E gable, renovated 1981 when interior
reconstructed and gabled rear wing and E terrace added. Buff brick with
red rubbed brick arches. Rusticated stucco to basement. Moulded wooden
cornice to eaves and pediments. Slate roof. A large symmetrical
classical villa of 2-storeys, attics and basement (extended to E under
terrace) facing S, with W gable to High Street. 5 windows wide S front
with advanced centre of 3 windows with pediment and oval window in
tympanum. Heavy pilastered doorcase with entablature to central double
doors with rectangular fanlight up 6 stone moulded steps. Recessed sash
windows with 6/6 panes and flat gauged arches. Ground floor windows
flanking door are set in arched recesses with narrow impost blocks
linked to door surround. W gable pedimented with oval attic window,
triple sash window to 1st floor and similar ground floor window in a
large arched recess. Twin projecting chimneys cut through the raking
pediment and drag the horizontal pediment up in swept curves each side.
Corbelled oversailing chimney tops. Balustrade with dies around terrace
on E. Formerly called Pole House. (KLLHMS report (1979) in NMR).

Listing NGR: TL0725802525

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