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Crown House, King's Walden

Description: Crown House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 162815

OS Grid Reference: TL1596624650
OS Grid Coordinates: 515966, 224650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9083, -0.3156

Locality: King's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8LT

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Listing Text


4/23 Crown House


Public house, now a private house. Late C17 or early C18, W end
extension and NW wing late C20. Timber frame exposed on 1st floor front,
with painted brick infill. Ground floor of painted brick in
Flemish-bond. E gabled crosswing has timbered S gable triangle,
roughcast 1st floor, and painted brick ground floor. C18 red brick flank
wall on E. Dark weatherboarding to W end gable and painted brick rear.
Steep old red tile roofs. A tall 2-storeys house beside road facing S,
with E crosswing extending to rear and lean-to rear outshut. Central
entrance in porch in front of large internal chimney. One flush casement
window to each side on both floors. 2 casement windows to ground floor
of E wing but a single 2-lights casement to 1st floor and a large
chimney projecting from its E side. Framing shows thin studs, long
straight tension braces to each long bay flanking the door. Bay to RH
has a higher crossrail as if this part originally had a different floor
level. Narrow central chimney-and-entrance bay.

Listing NGR: TL1596624650

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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