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Harpenden Hall (District Council Offices)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harpenden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8141 / 51°48'50"N

Longitude: -0.3536 / 0°21'12"W

OS Eastings: 513589

OS Northings: 214110

OS Grid: TL135141

Mapcode National: GBR H7J.7FB

Mapcode Global: VHFRV.TNFP

Plus Code: 9C3XRJ7W+JH

Entry Name: Harpenden Hall (District Council Offices)

Listing Date: 26 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163607

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

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Harpenden Hall (District Council Offices)


House. C16 at N end, recased on N in mid C17; extended S late
C17. Dark red brick, the ground floor on the N in chequered
flint and red brick. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attics.
Broad gabled cross wing on N with 2-storey gabled porch,
both having moulded brick band to 1st floor. Gable end has ground
and 1st floor C17 openings with 3-light casements. Porch has
arched entrance with thin brick hood moulding. Large external
chimney stack on N end with ovolo cornice. S side has 4
regularly spaced windows, those on ground floor with elliptical
relieving arches. C19 sashes. Moulded brick-floor band. C20
wooden cornice. 2 late-C17 dormers with C20 casements. Early-
C19 reeded door surround in porch. S elevation has 2-window C17
part, then large early-C20 extension in brick and flint. Sash
windows. Casement dormers. Interior has mid-C17 staircase at N
end with re-set turned balusters. At S end is a good late-C17
open-well staircase with tapering balusters and large shaped
finials. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1358914110

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