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235-241, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7614 / 51°45'41"N

Longitude: -0.568 / 0°34'4"W

OS Eastings: 498924

OS Northings: 207939

OS Grid: SP989079

Mapcode National: GBR F55.F7B

Mapcode Global: VHFRY.3ZKL

Plus Code: 9C3XQC6J+HQ

Entry Name: 235-241, High Street

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Last Amended: 9 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355471

Location: Berkhamsted, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Berkhamsted

Built-Up Area: Berkhamsted

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Berkhamsted

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description


1.
839 HIGH STREET
(South Side)
Nos 235 to 241 (odd)
[Formerly listed as
.Nos 191 to 2()1 (odd)
(Sayers Al-mshouses)] +
SP 9907 NW Tll 3/34 29.7.50


II


2.
Dated 1684, founded by John Sayer, chief cook to Charles II. Well designed
row of almshouses built in dark red and grey brick, hipped tiled roof
with arched tile tops to tall stacks. Segmental central pediment with
cartouche above inscription "The Guift of John Sayer Esq 1684". Single
storey, tall plinth, steps up to doors, wrought iron railings. 6 lattice
2 light casements under flat arches, arranged in pairs flanking arched
semicircular niches above continuous sill bands of brick. 6 panelled doors,
1 either end, 2 pairs either side of pedimented central projection. Drawing
of 1830 in NMR shows stacks without tile caps, no railings to steps.


Listing NGR: SP9892407939

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