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The Abbey National Boys' School

A Grade II Listed Building in St Albans, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7519 / 51°45'6"N

Longitude: -0.3427 / 0°20'33"W

OS Eastings: 514500

OS Northings: 207211

OS Grid: TL145072

Mapcode National: GBR H89.465

Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.07PB

Plus Code: 9C3XQM24+QW

Entry Name: The Abbey National Boys' School

Listing Date: 27 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163458

Location: Verulam, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Verulam

Built-Up Area: St Albans

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abbey Parish of St Albans

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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1. (East Side)
The Abbey National
Boys' School

TL 1407 SW 8/301
TL 1407 SE 9/301


Right hand building: 1846, by professor Donaldson a founder of the RIBA.
2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. High pitched, slate roof with tall, central
gable holding one-light casement window, and 2 tall chimneys, each of
3 conjoined, square shafts, at one bay from each end. 4 steeply-gabled
dormers alternate with these featres. Walls red brick with diamond
pattern of blue headers, and brick plinth. Stone mullioned and transomed
windows with alternating block surrounds, 2-light in outer bays, 3-light
in 3 central bays. Segmental, brick relieving arches over 1st and ground
floor windows.
2nd section, built 1874, 2 storeys in similar style, red rick with similar
windows but tiled roof with one gable at left.
3rd section, built 1884, one storey and 2 gables with louvred openings,
again in red brick with similar windows and tiled roof.

Listing NGR: TL1450007211

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