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Old Pondyards

A Grade II Listed Building in St Michael, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7683 / 51°46'5"N

Longitude: -0.3742 / 0°22'27"W

OS Eastings: 512281

OS Northings: 208988

OS Grid: TL122089

Mapcode National: GBR H82.273

Mapcode Global: VHFS1.GTJ8

Entry Name: Old Pondyards

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163854

Location: St. Michael, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: St Michael

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Albans St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/310 Old Pondyards


House. Built probably as a lodge and storehouse in mid-late C17,
altered in late C17, when it appears to have been converted
wholly to residential use. Tall red brick structure of square
plan. Plain tile roof with parapeted gable ends on N and S
sides. 2 storeys and attics. Moulded brick floor band and
cornice, the bands originally interrupted in centre of S side and
in 2 places on N side, presumably for hoist doors, but remade in
late C17. Ridge chimney stack near N gable end,possibly also a
late C17 insertion. Front elevation has a central casement to
ground floor, 1st floor and attic, the 1st floor window original
late Cl7 with 3 leaded lights. W elevation has 2 C17 casements
to ground and 1st floor, 3 and 4 lights. Interior with 2-storey
newel staircase in NW angle. E elevation with C17 lean-to
extension and exposed hoist beam below eaves. Built in connection
with the Fish Ponds of Gorehambury estate.

Listing NGR: TL1228108988

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