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2, Sopwell Lane

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.749 / 51°44'56"N

Longitude: -0.3404 / 0°20'25"W

OS Eastings: 514667

OS Northings: 206887

OS Grid: TL146068

Mapcode National: GBR H89.BRN

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.19XL

Entry Name: 2, Sopwell Lane

Listing Date: 27 August 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347166

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163442

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: Abbey Parish of St Albans

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SOPWELL LANE
1. (South Side)
1582
No 2

TL 1406 NE 14/111

II*


2.
Incorporated with No 37 Holywell Hill.
Formerly Common Lodging House. C16 long, timber framed building under
high pitched, tiled roof. Stout, close studding on overhanging 1st floor
with visible beam ends. Plaster filling. 2 storeys, 8 windows. Brick
ground floor and brick plinth. The 3 left bays are plastered over on
1st floor and have later sash windows with glazing bars in flush, box
frames, and a C19 shop front on ground floor. Close studding visible
in right 4 bays of ground floor. Ground floor windows are later sashes
with glazing bins except for one wood-mullioned casement at right.
2 Cl9 doors and one double carriage door, all in Gothic style, inserted
on ground floor. The 5 bays at right on 1st floor have leaded, 2-light
casement windows, one possibly original. Inside, heavy exposed timbers
including some chamfered and moulded beams of chestnut; and a stone
fireplace with Tudor arch.


Listing NGR: TL1466706887

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