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The Crown Public House on the Corner of Acorn Street, Hunsdon

Description: The Crown Public House on the Corner of Acorn Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159974

OS Grid Reference: TL4178614082
OS Grid Coordinates: 541786, 214082
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8074, 0.0552

Location: Acorn Street, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8NH

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8NH

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Listing Text

(east side)
Hunsdon village

7/13 The Crown PH
on the corner
- of Acorn Street


3 houses, now a PH, C18 or early C19 (on Tithe Map of 1842) short
terrace of 3 brick and slate low 2 storeys houses with continuous
5-bay lean-to wooden verandah. Timberframed and weatherboarded
rear wall. Combined and opened as PH in 1920s with pantiled brick
single storey brick and weatherboarded storage range set back to
left. 2/3 colonised. Colourwashed 3 window front with windows
above 1 another and doors paired on left. End chimneys to each
house, remote from door. Shared square stack to righthand pair.
Segmental brick arches to all openings. Dentilled eaves course.
Renewed small paned windows and plank doors moulded vertically
with small glazed rectangle. Weatherboarded addition at rear. 3
small village houses surviving with many original features
through having been combined as a public house. Set on a bank on
a prominent corner position opposite the Village Hall at the
centre of the village Conservation Area. Included for group
value. (HLHS (1979) 53).

Listing NGR: TL4178614082

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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