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97 and 99, High Street, Markyate

Description: 97 and 99, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157941

OS Grid Reference: TL0615816424
OS Grid Coordinates: 506158, 216424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8363, -0.4607

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)
8/162 Nos. 97, and 99

House, now 2 commercial properties. C17 or earlier, C18 brick front, C19
shopfronts. Timber frame exposed in rear wing and N gable of No. 97, red
brick infill and painted brick ground floor at rear, chequered red and
blue brick front, roughcast LH part, red tilehung upper part to N
extension of rear wing. Steep old red tile roofs, front eaves raised,
slated N extension and rear outshut. An L-shaped, 2-storeys building on
street front facing W, with 1 1/2-storeys N extension to NE rear wing.
Large internal chimney a third from S end and a chimney at the junction
with the rear wing. 5-windows long W front has transomed flush wooden
casement windows to 1st floor under segmental arches. Shopfronts
undistinguished. Old 2-lights and 3-lights casement windows on S face
of rear wing. Clasped-purlin roof structure of front range exposed in N
gable with end rafter of much steeper front slope. The stepping-out of
the frontage suggests the building had a front jetty, subsequently

Listing NGR: TL0615816424

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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