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Description: 44, High Street
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157680
OS Grid Reference: TL0720502594
OS Grid Coordinates: 507205, 202594
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7118, -0.4497
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KINGS LANGLEY HIGH STREET
TL 0702 (West side)
13/149 No. 44
- (Village House)
House. Late C17, renovated, brick cased and extended to N 1838-42 for
John Kemp as a house and baker's shop. Altered 1870 to one house. Timber
framed S part plastered at rear but red brick cased at front uniform
with red brick N part which is of flint and brick at rear. Yellow brick
rear wing at NW. Steep old red tile hipped roofs, but gabled SW wing. An
irregular, 2 storeys, 4 windows wide house facing E with S part recessed
and carriageway with double doors at N end. Recessed sash windows with
8/8 panes and segmental arches to 1st floor. Triple sash with plastered
flat arch keystone, and apron to right of door. Canted sashed bay window
to S part. Half-glazed panelled door with etched glass panel surrounded
by bullions in early C19 surround with panelled pilasters, paterae and
full entablature. Timber frame exposed in SW wing with unjowled posts
and clasped-purlin roof with angled queen-posts and no collars. Wide
panelled framing with brick nogging. Cellar under this wing and external
S lateral chimney. Unusual internal sliding shutters to Yorkshire
sliding casement in S wall on 1st floor. (KLLHMS report in NMR).
Listing NGR: TL0720502594
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Source: English Heritage
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