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Sebright House, Markyate

Description: Sebright House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157957

OS Grid Reference: TL0617916351
OS Grid Coordinates: 506179, 216351
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8357, -0.4604

Location: 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
(West side)
8/178 No. 76 (Sebright House)
26.1.67 (formerly listed as
The Sebright Arms), and
Sebright Cottage at rear

Inn, now a private house, with cottage in former stable at rear. Mid
C18, stable C19. An Inn until c.1970. Fine red brickwork and low stucco
plinth, stable plum brick, tilehanging to upper floor of rear wing on S
side. Steep old red tile roofs, main range has a gambrel rear slope and
pitched front slope. Symmetrical, 3-storeys, 3 windows wide, central
entrance, end chimneys plan with stair central at rear and cranked
2-storeys rear service wing at SW. East front has 2-light small paned
Yorkshire sliding casements to 2nd floor, recessed sash windows with 8/8
panes on 1st floor, and 2 triple-sash segmental bowed oriels windows to
ground floor with 3/2: 9/6: 3/2 panes each. Flat gauged arches to all
windows. Elaborate wooden doorcase with triangular dentilled pediment on
fluted Doric pilasters, panelled reveals and archivolt, fan pattern
semi-circular fanlight, moulded transom carried across reveals and
entablature of pilasters, and 3-panels fielded door with top glazed.
Formerly The Sebright Arms.

Listing NGR: TL0617916351

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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