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The Bull Public House, Offley

Description: The Bull Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163102

OS Grid Reference: TL1425427017
OS Grid Coordinates: 514254, 227017
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9300, -0.3397

Location: High Street, Offley, Hertfordshire SG5 3AD

Locality: Offley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3AD

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Listing Text

TL 1427 (West side)
Great Offley

12/92 No. 28
- (The Bull Public House)

- II

House, now a public house. Circa 1700, N-W wing and stable early C19.
Red brick in Flemish-bond with random blue bricks, front roughcast,
S end painted. Stable and NW wing dark weatherboarded. Steep old red
tile roofs. A 2-cells, 2 storeys and attics, end chimneys and central
entrance plan house, set back from road and facing E. Front has gable
parapets with raking brick courses under fancy C19 ridge tiles, a
flat-topped dormer on roofslope, 3 2-lights casement windows to 1st
floor, 2 3-light transomed casement windows to ground floor and
plat-band stepping up over central door. Small gabled roughcast and
tiled porch. Internal gable chimney each end, larger at S, with shallow
vertical recess between square shafts. Single-storey gabled extension to
N end set back and slated lean-to to rear. 2-storeys 2 windows wide NW
rear wing with internal chimneys at each gable and lower small stable at
W end. Interior has 2 rooms to main range with entrance into S end of N
room. Axial chamfered beams with ogee stops, stair rising in S room and
surviving original fireplace there with canted rear corners.

Listing NGR: TL1425427017

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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