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Shaw's Cottage, Markyate

Description: Shaw's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157932

OS Grid Reference: TL0599516649
OS Grid Coordinates: 505995, 216649
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8384, -0.4629

Location: 27 High Street, Markyate, Hertfordshire 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)
7/153 Nos. 25, and 27
- (Shaw's Cottage)


2 adjoining houses. C18, N part and attached rear workshop early C19 in
slightly different brick. Sandy red brick, stucco plinth and S gable,
grey brick rear workshop. Steep old red tile roofs, slate roofs to rear
outshut and workshop. A 2-storeys, symmetrical, central-entrance,
end-chimneys plan house facing W with rear outshut under catslide roof,
and later N extension of 2 storeys with one window, N gable internal
chimney, corbelled corner at NW above canted ground floor, 2- and
1-storeys rear range linking to 2 storeys workshop block facing S. W
front has 4 small-pane 2-lights flush casement windows on 1st floor and
3 sash windows with 2/2 panes on ground floor under cambered arches. 2
doorways with 2-panels, flush-beaded, divided doors under flat hoods on
shaped brackets. Toothed stucco quoins at SW corner. Included for group

Listing NGR: TL0599516649

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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