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Chequers, Ardeley

Description: Chequers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159517

OS Grid Reference: TL2984528588
OS Grid Coordinates: 529845, 228588
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9407, -0.1125

Location: B1037, Ardeley, Hertfordshire SG2 7QA

Locality: Ardeley
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7QA

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/12 Chequers



House, sometime The Chequers public house. C17. Timber frame
plastered with panelled pargetting. Old red tile roofs, steep
slated roof to rear wing. An L-plan house facing road on E.
Single-bay 2-storeys and cellar on corner with lower one and a
half storeys wing extending to rear (W) containing stair and
dairy with kitchen beyond large central chimney. Single-storey
former stable extending to N now part of house. On E front this
has 3 2-light casement windows and the corner wing has a small 2-
light flush casement window above a hipped roofed rectangular bay
window with casements. Brick steps on left rise between red
brick piers to an open porch with hipped tiled roof carried on 3
cast iron slender Corinthian columns rising from a brick parapet.
S side has small casement windows, boarded doors and a gabled 2-
light dormer window. Similar dormer on N side. Interior has
unjowled posts, chamfered axial floor-beams, cambered tie-beams
to rear wing, winding stair, and exposed timbers. Large,
formerly external N-side chimney to corner wing. Picturesque
building at N entrance to village.

Listing NGR: TL2984528588

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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