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The Swan Public House, Wheathampstead

Description: The Swan Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163979

OS Grid Reference: TL1770613915
OS Grid Coordinates: 517706, 213915
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8115, -0.2940

Location: 56 High Street, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AR

Locality: Wheathampstead
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL4 8AR

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/430 The Swan P.H.



Public House. Built c.1500 with an open hall of 2 bays and a bay
each end. 2-storey wing added on S mid-late C17. Refronted in
early-mid C19. Red brick ground floor, roughcast upper floor.
Plain tile roof. 2 blocks, the northerly one single storey and
attics. Large mid-late C17 red brick chimney stack on S end with
coped off-sets and corbelled-out caps. The front has 3 canted
window bays to the ground floor, the southerly two with sash
windows. N block has a central door with reeded panels and cut
bracket hood. Above this a sash window. C17 ridge stack.
Internally, the S end has ovolo moulded floor beams. Low-
ceilinged c.1500 bay between the S end and the centre, which has
a C17 chamfer-stopped beam and a large inglenook. Early-mid C19
rear extension on S. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1770613915

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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