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A Grade II Listed Building in Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6814 / 51°40'53"N

Longitude: -0.1951 / 0°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 524879

OS Northings: 199617

OS Grid: TQ248996

Mapcode National: GBR BX.PGS

Mapcode Global: VHGPZ.KZQW

Entry Name: Almshouses

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164232

Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN5

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Town: Hertsmere

Electoral Ward/Division: Potters Bar Parkfield

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Potters Bar

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text



12/180 Nos. 20 to 26 (even)


Row of 4 almshouses. 1864 on central datestone. Built for G. Byng, 2nd
Earl of Strafford. English bond red brick, cement rendered dressings,
slate roof. 1 storey. 6 bays: 2 paired entrances with flanking windows.
Chamfered surrounds and keystone blocks to timber doors with decorative
hinges. Timber gabled porches on brick bases, wavy bargeboards. 2 light
glazing bar casements with quoined jambs and cornices to lintels.
Plinth. Simple rendered cornice to close eaves. Quoins at return ends.
Large central stack and 2 smaller end stacks all with diagonally set
bricks below cornices. Extended to rear. Interior not inspected.
Forecourt wall about 1 m high with pyramidal heads to piers flanking
entrances, semi-circular top course.

Listing NGR: TQ2487999617

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