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Number 34 and Adjoining Entrance Screen on North, Markyate

Description: Number 34 and Adjoining Entrance Screen on North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157947

OS Grid Reference: TL0604716538
OS Grid Coordinates: 506047, 216538
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8374, -0.4622

Location: 34 High Street, Markyate, Hertfordshire AL3 8LF

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

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Listing Text

TL 0616
(Vest side)
8/168 No. 34 and adjoining
26.1.67 entrance screen on north


House or inn, now a house. Early C18 exterior to an older building,
early C19 rear extension and entrance screen. Red brick chequered with
grey headers, N end and rear in painted stucco, plum brick screen with
stone coping. Wooden cornice to steep hipped slate roofs. A 6-windows
long, 2-storeys and cellar building on the street front, facing E. Front
assymetrical with stucco plinth, brick plat-band, bracketed eaves
cornice, entrance up 3 stone steps below 3rd window from N end, and an
extra wider entrance up 3 stone steps at S end of front. Flush box sash
windows with 6/6 panes under segmental gauged arches on both floors.
Main door has semi-circular fanlight and fluted pilasters supporting a
full entablature with triangular open pediment, panelled reveals to
half-glazed early C19 flush-beaded door. Coloured glass leaded panels. S
entrance has half-glazed early C19 double doors with flush-beaded
panels, moulded architrave and rectangular fanlight. The brick front
appears to be of one build but the 2nd window from S end on 1st floor is
emphasised by a broad projecting brick surround and apron. Stucco
Gothick garden front to rear has cusped bargeboards and 2-light casement
windows with triangular pointed heads. Long rear wing at SW. Interior
said to have wall-painting concealed by hessian wall covering in ground
floor NE room. 3M high segmental in-bowed brick screen wall adjoins on N
with boarded double gates and square brick piers with stone cappings.

Listing NGR: TL0604716538

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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