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The Old Maltings, Markyate

Description: The Old Maltings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157931

OS Grid Reference: TL0594016719
OS Grid Coordinates: 505940, 216719
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8390, -0.4637

Location: 19 High Street, Saint Albans AL3 8PG

Locality: Markyate
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 8PG

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Listing Text

TL 0516
(East side)
7/152 No. 11
26.1.67 (The Old Maltings)
(Formerly listed as No. ll)

House and malting, now a private house. C17 or earlier, early C18 brick
front, renovated and S bay added on site of former end lean-to c.1960s.
Timber frame now exposed only in rear wall and inside, frame of former S
gable reconstructed with fancy patterned brick infill as new extended S
gable. Red brick front chequered with grey headers, deep plaster coved
eaves cornice to steep old red tiled roof. A 5-windows long, 2 storeys,
cellar and former attics house facing W on a prominent corner site.
Originally a 3-cells, central chimney, lobby-entry plan house with stair
in turret behind stack. W front has 5 2-light casement windows to the
1st floor, pattern of 2 large lozenges in grey headers to RH of window
opposite chimney, brick plat-band interrupted for a doorcase of former
door opposite chimney under 2nd window from N end. Entrance now into N
bay by glazed door in glazed screen under a carved beam. 4 ground floor
windows recessed and 3-light wide casement windows with transoms.
Interior has wide open-fireplaces back-to-back, axial chamfered beams,
chamfered joists with hollow stops in bay to S chimney (cellar under
this bay), exposed frame and timbering in walls and stair tower. Said to
have had cruck blades built into former S wall now removed.

Listing NGR: TL0594016719

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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