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The Goat Inn, Saint Albans

Description: The Goat Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163446

OS Grid Reference: TL1476306877
OS Grid Coordinates: 514763, 206877
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7488, -0.3390

Location: Sopwell Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1RN

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL1 1RN

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
No 37
(The Goat Inn)
TL 1406 NE 14/113


C16 timber framed building with overhanging upper storey. 2 storeys and
basement, 2 windows, and additional 1st floor window in extension over
carriageway at right. Moderately high pitched, tiled roof (probably later
than body of house) with wood, modillioned eaves cornice. Plastered
1st floor, brick ground floor. Canted bay at ground floor right. Sash
or casement windows with glazing bars (some replaced). Shouldered brackets
to carriageway arches, and exposed timbers in walls of carriageway.
C18 extension to rear, of red brick with random, blue headers, high
pitched, tiled roof, replaced windows.
Inside, very close set studs and beams visible, including some carved,
chamfered and moulded beams and posts; there has been considerable
alteration since the C16 but much of the old building remains. 2 long,
rear extensions, one probably coeval with building, the other C18.

Listing NGR: TL1476306877

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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