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Louisa Cottages on Corner of Akeman Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Tring, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7907 / 51°47'26"N

Longitude: -0.6619 / 0°39'42"W

OS Eastings: 492385

OS Northings: 211074

OS Grid: SP923110

Mapcode National: GBR F4N.MGV

Mapcode Global: VHFRW.G8Y2

Entry Name: Louisa Cottages on Corner of Akeman Street

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355732

Location: Tring, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Tring

Built-Up Area: Tring

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tring

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TRING PARK ROAD
SP 9211
(North side)
11/96 Louisa Cottages
- Nos. 1-8 inclusive
on corner of
Akeman Street
GV II
Almshouses. Nos. 1-5 '1893': 6-8 '1901' (dates and name on front bays)
by William Huckvale for Rothschild estate, as almshouses. Timber framed
front on chamfered red brick sill, with roughcast red brick infill to
exposed frame. Red brick rear wall. Steep machine made red tile roofs.
Tall red brick pilastered chimneys. A near symmetrical long, 2-storeys,
E plan block facing S. S front has 3 projecting gabled jettied wings
with 2-storeys jettied and gabled rectangular bay windows and 3-light
leaded mullioned casements. In wider RH part the set back is jettied
with 2 minor and one central major gabled 2-storeys jettied similar
rectangular bay window, hipped porches in the angles to boarded doors
and gabled open timber porch to left of central major bay. In narrower
LH part the set back has 2 similar bay windows with gabled porch between
and hipped porches in the angles. Convincing timber frame with curved
braces in projecting part. Balustraded gallery to E end.


Listing NGR: SP9238511074

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