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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COURT HOUSE (TOWN HALL)

List entry Number: 1296135

Location

COURT HOUSE (TOWN HALL), MARKET PLACE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireSt. AlbansDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163363

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MARKET PLACE 1. 1582 Court House (Town Hall)

TL 1407 SE 9/59 8.5.50.

II*

2. Facing north up St Peter's Street. Large, classical building of 1826 by George Smith. 2 storeys, the upper a piano nobile with central portico of 4 fluted, Ionic columns, entablature and pediment with acroterion. This rests on projecting, ground floor podium, with 3 sash windows. The side bays on ground floor are blank. On first floor 3 large windows with glazing bars framed by flat pilasters. Broader pilasters at angles also support entablature behind which a low pitched, leaded roof ends in a pediment on each return.

Listing NGR: TL1475207246

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National Grid Reference: TL 14752 07246

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