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12, Trooper Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldbury, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8021 / 51°48'7"N

Longitude: -0.6025 / 0°36'9"W

OS Eastings: 496455

OS Northings: 212415

OS Grid: SP964124

Mapcode National: GBR F4J.Y7L

Mapcode Global: VHFRQ.HYTX

Entry Name: 12, Trooper Road

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355669

Location: Aldbury, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Aldbury

Built-Up Area: Aldbury

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

ALDBURY TROOPER ROAD
SP 9612
(West side)
12/32 No. 12
30.ll.66
GV II
House. Late C16, W wing late C18. Timber frame on brick sill. Exposed on
1st floor with red brick infill, brick cased or rebuilt projecting
ground floor. Red brick W wing in Flemish-bond with vertical timbers
exposed in E gable. Steep old red tile roofs. A long narrow 2 storeys, 3
cells house facing S with E gable to road, and taller deeper W wing
projecting on S, possibly built as a separate house. The house has 3
windows to each floor, the wing being lit largely from the W, with a
lean-to S porch and entrance beside a large projecting S sidewall
chimney. Central S entrance to house to left of middle window. Flush
casement windows but an old wood mullioned lst floor window in middle.
Wide-spaced storey-height studs. 3-light flush casement window with
small panes to E end with plank door to RH. Exposed frame with jowled
post, wide-spaced studs with straight tension-braces at corner, cambered
tie-beams, clasped-purlin roof, and collar truss with vertical struts
and diminished principals. Interior has hollow stops to chamfered axial
beams, large open fireplace backing onto S entrance suggesting the hall
was in W part with cross-passage at its E end. E part has a central
internal chimney with back-to-back fireplaces and stair beside it on S
entered from W room. This chimney was built to the E of a main truss. W
wing is unequally divided into a large S room and narrow N service room
with stair and partitions. (RCHM Typescript: Davis(1980) No. 30).


Listing NGR: SP9645512415

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