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The Rose and Crown Public House, Kings Langley

Description: The Rose and Crown Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157683

OS Grid Reference: TL0723602504
OS Grid Coordinates: 507236, 202504
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7110, -0.4493

Location: 50 A4251, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire WD4 9HT

Locality: Kings Langley
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD4 9HT

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Listing Text

TL 0702 (West side)

13/152 No. 60
- (The Rose and Crown PH)


House, now a Public House. Late C17 or early C18, early C19 parallel
rear range at SW, mid C19 single-storey addition at SE, C20 conservatory
over rear courtyard linking outbuildings. Red brick with black headers
in chequer pattern, plum brick rear range, wooden cornice to steep
hipped old red tile roof. 2 storeys and attics, 2-cells, central
passage, rear wall chimneys house facing E with a raised terrace in
front. E front has a plinth, a tented roof verandah hipped at: ends on
fluted slender cast iron columns, 2 flat topped dormers on roof slope,
2 wide spaced recessed sash windows with flat gauged arches and 8/8
panes, a narrow 4/4 panes window in middle, 2 wider sash windows with
8/8 panes and external shutters, to ground floor flanking the central
door. Heavy frame and rectangular fanlight to half-glazed door. Later
door cut through near RH corner. Cellar trap to RH of central door.
Rear wall of verandah white washed. Ornate wrought iron bracket with
hanging sign fixed to moulded jowled stock beside narrow upper window.
Rectangular single-storey bay window. On N end with hipped tile roof
and sash window over with 8/8 panes. S end has a triple boxed sash
window with 2/2: 6/6; 2/2 panes with broad glazing bars, name board
at top RH corner with fine painted lettering 'KING'S LANGLEY', and
twin C19 sash windows to low extension with cast iron column between.
Rear range S end has a sash window with 10/10 panes. Interior has
exposed floor structure of squared joists and chamfered axial beams
with bar and triangle stops.

Listing NGR: TL0723602504

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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