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Numbers 87 the Cottage, 87a, and 89, Markyate

Description: Numbers 87 the Cottage, 87a, and 89

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157939

OS Grid Reference: TL0613916440
OS Grid Coordinates: 506139, 216440
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8365, -0.4609

Location: High Street, Markyate, Hertfordshire AL3 8JG

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

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Listing Text

TL 0616
(East side)
8/160 Nos. 87 (The Cottage),
26.1.67 87A, and 89
(Formerly listed as No. 87,
GV No. 89)


2 adjoining houses, and former carriageway now a house. C17 or earlier,
early C18 brick casing, carriageway converted to house late C20. Timber
frame, red brick casing with random blue bricks in Flemish-bond, No. 89
retains some tuck-pointing. Stucco plinth. Steep old red tile roofs. A
long 2-storeys building on the street front, the S part possibly an
extension, and the single-storey former carriageway entrance at N (No.
87) now with former archway infilled with a 6-panels door and small sash
window. Main range 4 windows long plus a recess of header bond brickwork
over doorway to No. 89. W front has plat-band, dentilled and corbelled
brick eaves course, and cambered arches to ground floor windows. Left
hand larger part has sash windows with later sashes of plate glass, and
6-panels door (renewed). Right hand house (No. 89) has a tall narrow
2-light flush casement window with small panes, on each floor. 6-panels
door (bottom 2 flush-beaded: others raised and fielded). End chimneys to
LH house just to rear of ridge, largest at S. S internal gable chimney
to No. 89. Gabled 2-storeys rear wing opposite large chimney. Interior
has open fireplaces and some panelling.

Listing NGR: TL0613916440

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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