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18 and 20, Trooper Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldbury, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8018 / 51°48'6"N

Longitude: -0.6024 / 0°36'8"W

OS Eastings: 496469

OS Northings: 212383

OS Grid: SP964123

Mapcode National: GBR F4J.Y8Z

Mapcode Global: VHFRQ.HZX4

Plus Code: 9C3XR92X+P3

Entry Name: 18 and 20, Trooper Road

Listing Date: 14 March 1972

Last Amended: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355668

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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SP 9612
(West side)
12/31 Nos. 18, and 20
14.3.72 (Formerly listed as Nos 16
and 18 and Nos 20 and 22)
House and barn, now 2 houses. Circa 1500 open hall house with jettied S
block, late C16 chimney at junction of blocks and inserted floor in
hall, C17 fireplace in hall and barn to N end, early C18 S block brick
front and barn heightened and floored, C19 divided into 3 houses and
shop (Nos. 16, 18, 20 and 22), combined in later C20. Timber frame on
brick sill in N part exposed with painted brick infill above painted
brick ground floor. Plum brick E front with red brick dressings to S
part, and red tilehanging to S gable. Steep red tile roofs. A long
2-storeys group facing E. The N part (18) 4 windows long with 2 plank
doors in heavy frames. Casement and swivel windows with segmental arches
to ground floor. 2-flue N external gable C18/C19 chimney. Large internal
S end chimney partly built in former cross-passage of former open hall
forming a lobby entrance. S part (20) has a formal brick front with
floor band and 2 windows to each floor. Blue brick header back to recess
over central door. Flush 3-light casement windows with flat red brick
gauged arches. Ground floor RH window restored 2-panel door. Interior
has exposed framework indicating S block formerly jettied and to the
entrance a new central lobby formed in C18 cut out of partition
separating original 2 unheated rooms. Position of stair by present
stair at N probably on site of the late C16 one. Over ground floor
fireplace a late C16 wall painting horizontally divided with a mirrored
pattern of a formal symmetrical floral design of large scale. C17 ground
floor fireplace on N of stack (added or rebuilt then) has elaborate
stops to chamfered lintel and initials I H separated by a device, with
date above '16?7'. (RCHM Typescript: Davis(1980) No. 28).

Listing NGR: SP9646912383

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