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8, High Street, Standon

Description: 8, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 161087

OS Grid Reference: TL3863323470
OS Grid Coordinates: 538633, 223470
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8925, 0.0132

Location: High Street, Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1RN

Locality: Standon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 1RN

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/18 No 8


House, sometime an inn. C16 or earlier, altered in C18. Timber
frame plastered and lined as ashlar on a stucco plinth. Steep
old red tile roofs. A 3-unit composite plan house with lower 2
storeys service wing on left with later single storey hipped
extension to rear, and main block formerly of 2 storeys and
attics with gabled rear stair turret, rear lateral chimney to
middle part, and later external gable chimney on N. 2 windows, 2
storeys symmetrical front to main block with modillioned boxed
eaves cornice on 3 small shaped brackets, projecting plinth and
central door up 2 steps. Lower, projecting 2-storeys service
wing on left with plinth and one window on each floor. Flush box
sash windows with moulded surrounds and 3/6 panes in main range
but window on left of door altered to 3-light casement. C19
sashes in service wing with divided large panes. Interior of
main range has heavy chamfered axial beams with ogee stops, wide
4-centred brick arched fireplace with smaller one above, and
winding stair in turret. Close timbering, tension braces and
heavy jowled posts exposed in service wing. Fine tall rear
chimney with tumbled brick offsets. Formerly the Blue Anchor

Listing NGR: TL3863323470

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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