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The Tudor Tavern

A Grade II* Listed Building in St. Albans, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7515 / 51°45'5"N

Longitude: -0.3416 / 0°20'29"W

OS Eastings: 514578

OS Northings: 207164

OS Grid: TL145071

Mapcode National: GBR H89.4H2

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.179N

Entry Name: The Tudor Tavern

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163306

Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Town: St. Albans

Electoral Ward/Division: Verulam

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abbey Parish of St Albans

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

GEORGE STREET
1. (North Side)
1582
Nos 27 & 28
(The Tudor Tavern)
TL 1407 SE 9/73 8.5.50.

II* GV


2.
Early C15 timber framed range of buildings fronting on George Street with
slightly older range fronting on Verulam Road. The George Street front
has wavy roofline to very high pitched, tiled roof; and even wavier
massive, moulded beam supporting overhanging 1st floor which is close
studded below half rail and has more open studding above. Plaster
filling. 4 large, 2- and 3-light casement windows (one modern, the others
leaded C17) are interspersed with 5 much smaller, 2-light casement windows
above an upper rail; and, 3rd from left, an original C15 wood-framed
window with 2 cusped, pointed, leaded lights. Ground floor renewed with
continuous, small-paned glazing and imitation plaster-filled studding
below. The Verulam Road front has, on the left, the gable end of the
George Street range, plastered and blank except for one tiny attic window,
flush framed with glazing bars. The right hand section, which is a 1st
floor hall of circa 1400 has a 16-light and a 13-light, leaded casement
window on 1st floor. Ground floor has partly-glazed modern door between
reproduction shop windows with glazing bars. Inside, little early work
is visible on ground floor, but the very large, crown-post open roof
truss is preserved on 1st floor.

Nos 18to 28 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: TL1457807164

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