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14, Chequer Street, Saint Albans

Description: 14, Chequer Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 163514

OS Grid Reference: TL1474707156
OS Grid Coordinates: 514747, 207156
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7514, -0.3391

Location: Half Moon Yard, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3YD

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL1 3YD

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Listing Text

1582 No 14 (formerly known as
the "Bat and Ball" public
TL 1407 SE house


Public house. C16 timber frame build, C19 brick front, C20 alterations. 2 storeys
with attic. Front range with ridge parallel to street,rear section with ridge at right
angles, ground floor has late C19 tripartite shop front, 2 plate glass windows,
Chinoiseriestyle glazing bars transom lights. Inserted C20 central door. Flat pilasters
with paired shaped brackets, narrow fascia with moulded cornice. First floor shallow
canted bay on chamfered arris plinth with x framing. 4 light plate glass casements,
upper lights withChinciserie glazing bars tiled roof. Raised brick framed gable
cartouche with raised lettering: "The Bat and Ball". Swept rounded gable parapet with
bullnose brick coping. 2-light dormer with tile hung gable. Internally surviving
timber frame visible on ground floor external side elevation ground-sill and some posts
surviving. moulded frame and 4-centred arch to door. Remains of original upper
jettied construction.Curved wind braces in front frames and in floor structures,green
post roof trusses. Once formed one built with adjacent No 12 Chequer Street.

Listing NGR: TL1474707156

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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