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The Old Red Lion, Kings Langley

Description: The Old Red Lion

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157699

OS Grid Reference: TL0746402889
OS Grid Coordinates: 507464, 202889
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7144, -0.4459

Location: Waterside, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire WD4 8HH

Locality: Kings Langley
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD4 8HH

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Listing Text

TL 0702 (East side)

13/165 No. 84
- (The Old Red Lion)


House, sometime an inn. Late C16, S bay C17, renovated as a house and SE
wing built c.1980. Timber frame with square framing exposed in N gable
and rear with brick nogging, red brick casing to W front and N lean-to,
plastered SE wing, and steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys house on
roadside facing W with rear outshut as cellar on E and 2 storeys gabled
extension at SE. Large external C17 chimney at S gable with one flue
behind the other and tiled roof to side oven. Single-flue C18 chimney up
N gable. 4-bay structure with a narrow bay at middle with a long N bay
with axial beam, and 2 S bays - the S one probably C17. Brick W front
has 3 C19 windows to each floor and doorway to RH of lower middle window
replaced by a similar 2-light flush casement window under segmental
arch. 3-light casements to outer windows. Brick eaves band and wooden
boxed eaves. Entrance moved to E side c.1980. Interior has exposed
timbers with heavy curved braces to tie-beams and clasped-purlin
queen-strut-and-collar roof with wind braces. (KLLHMS report 1978 in

Listing NGR: TL0746402889

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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