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Chequers, Flamstead

Description: Chequers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157815

OS Grid Reference: TL0860014979
OS Grid Coordinates: 508600, 214979
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8229, -0.4257

Location: A5, Flamstead, Hertfordshire AL3 8HD

Locality: Flamstead
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 8HD

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Listing Text

TL 01 SE
(South side)
Friars Wash
4/39 Chequers

House, for many years up to 1950s the Chequers Inn, now a private house.
C17, E bay C18 and brickwork to front, rear wing and outshuts C19.
Timber frame exposed with brick infill all painted over, dark
weatherboarded at rear, painted brick E bay, steep old red tile roofs,
hipped rear wing and lean-to extension to W end. A 2-storeys, 3-units
house with internal chimney a third from W end and a formerly E gable
chimney enclosed by a one-bay extension towards river. N front to former
Watling Street/Holyhead Road has 4 windows on 1st floor. 9-panes
2-lights Yorkshire sliding casements. 3 on ground floor and battened
door in middle of house in heavy frame with fluted pilasters support
shaped brackets with guttae to moulded flat hood. Small eaves soffit.
Brick E bay, similarly pointed and with cambered arches to windows.
Interior has higher 1st floor in 2 W bays as if a separate build. Jowled
posts support straight tie-beams. Clasped-purlin roof with collar-and-
queen-struts trusses and straight wind-braces. Straight braces to
tie-beams. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0860014979

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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