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The Chequers, Abbots Langley

Description: The Chequers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158664

OS Grid Reference: TL1164402221
OS Grid Coordinates: 511644, 202221
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7076, -0.3856

Location: Chequers Lane, Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire WD25 0GP

Locality: Abbots Langley
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD25 0GP

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Listing Text

(South side)

4/17 The Chequers


House. Early to mid C16, extended C17. Timber frame, rendered brick
casing, part weatherboarded. Tiled roof. 3 bays, left bay probably an
open hall originally, extended by 2 bays to right, floored and heated in
C17. 1 storey and attic. Central entrance with later gabled porch. 2
ground floor 2 light flush frame timber casements. Two 2 light casements
in gabled dormers to centre and left. Ridge of left bay slightly lower.
Right bay is weatherboarded. Cross axial C17 stack with rebuilt cap
where 2 builds meet. Left gable end has exposed frame, 4 large panels
with mid rail, cambered tie beam, struts to collar clasping purlins,
inserted casement. Right gable end has exposed truss. To rear early bay
is part weatherboarded, part brick cased with exposed studs below a long
5 light casement. C17 bays project further, a 3 light casement, 2 light
gabled dormer. Attached to right a low outshut. Formerly a public house.
C20 flat roofed addition to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TL1164402221

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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