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Old Dove House

A Grade II Listed Building in Harpenden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8299 / 51°49'47"N

Longitude: -0.4012 / 0°24'4"W

OS Eastings: 510270

OS Northings: 215795

OS Grid: TL102157

Mapcode National: GBR H78.7D8

Mapcode Global: VHFRV.088J

Plus Code: 9C3XRHHX+XG

Entry Name: Old Dove House

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163625

Location: Harpenden Rural, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL5

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Harpenden Rural

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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House, formerly farmhouse. C15 or early C16 hall house with C16
gabled cross wings at both ends. C19 alterations. Completely
refaced in 1930s. 4 timber frame bays, the hall part 2 bays.
Painted brick ground floor; upper floor roughcast and cement,
painted to imitate timber frame. 2 storeys and attics. 4
glazing bar casements. C20 gabled porch with C29 flush panel
door in moulded wood frame, the door probably in original
position. C19/20 replacement stack next to left cross wing.
Interior: cross wings have exposed floor beams and jowles. Hall
has a large central truss with heavy curved braces. 2 square
crown posts in roof. Rear stair projection, probably C17,
embedded in a larger C19 red brick projection. C17 red brick
stack on rear of right cross wing.

Listing NGR: TL1027015795

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