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Rivers Lodge (Rothamsted Experimental Station) (Including Front Railings)

A Grade II Listed Building in Harpenden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8089 / 51°48'31"N

Longitude: -0.3548 / 0°21'17"W

OS Eastings: 513519

OS Northings: 213527

OS Grid: TL135135

Mapcode National: GBR H7J.F46

Mapcode Global: VHFRV.SSSP

Plus Code: 9C3XRJ5W+G3

Entry Name: Rivers Lodge (Rothamsted Experimental Station) (Including Front Railings)

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163613

Location: Harpenden, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL5

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: Harpenden

Built-Up Area: Harpenden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Harpenden St John

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/01/2013

TL 11 SW

(west side)

Rivers Lodge (Rothamsted Experimental
Station) (including front railings)


House, now offices. Circa 1800. Red brick with slate hipped
roof. Mauve and red brick late-C19 and mid-C20 rear extensions
(not of special interest). 2-storey front range has 3 sash
windows with gauged brick heads. Good central doorcase. Reeded
6-panel door; panelled reveals; reeded pilasters; moulded
entablature; open pediment with enriched cornice. Semicircular
Adam-style leaded fan. Triple-hung sash windows to ground floor
either side. Round-headed 1st floor central window with Gothic
top glazing bars. Flat wooden eaves with paired brackets. 6
stone steps to door with simple railings. Wall and railings
adjoin either side of block, spreading outwards to a wide
frontage. Spikes with 3-point heads. Piers at intervals with
vase finials. Single central gate.

Listing NGR: TL1351913527

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