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Latitude: 51.749 / 51°44'56"N
Longitude: -0.3404 / 0°20'25"W
OS Eastings: 514667
OS Northings: 206887
OS Grid: TL146068
Mapcode National: GBR H89.BRN
Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.19XL
Entry Name: 2, Sopwell Lane
Listing Date: 27 August 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347166
English Heritage Legacy ID: 163442
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1
District: St. Albans
Town: St. Albans
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peters
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
1. (South Side)
TL 1406 NE 14/111
Incorporated with No 37 Holywell Hill.
Formerly Common Lodging House. C16 long, timber framed building under
high pitched, tiled roof. Stout, close studding on overhanging 1st floor
with visible beam ends. Plaster filling. 2 storeys, 8 windows. Brick
ground floor and brick plinth. The 3 left bays are plastered over on
1st floor and have later sash windows with glazing bars in flush, box
frames, and a C19 shop front on ground floor. Close studding visible
in right 4 bays of ground floor. Ground floor windows are later sashes
with glazing bins except for one wood-mullioned casement at right.
2 Cl9 doors and one double carriage door, all in Gothic style, inserted
on ground floor. The 5 bays at right on 1st floor have leaded, 2-light
casement windows, one possibly original. Inside, heavy exposed timbers
including some chamfered and moulded beams of chestnut; and a stone
fireplace with Tudor arch.
Listing NGR: TL1466706887
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