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Horse and Chains Public House, Bushey

Description: Horse and Chains Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164167

OS Grid Reference: TQ1366794879
OS Grid Coordinates: 513667, 194879
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6412, -0.3587

Location: Risingholme Close, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire WD2 1BL

Locality: Bushey
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD2 1BL

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Listing Text

(Southwest side)

10/119 No. 79
- (Horse and Chains PH)

- II

Public House. Late C16 or early C17 origins. Extended late C18 or early
C19 and later C19, altered C20. Timber frame, roughcast and part
weatherboarded. Extended in brick, colourwashed. Tiled roofs. Original
cottage has a 2-bay main range now appearing as a crosswing to right
with a lower wing forming an L-plan. 2 storeys and attic. Main gable to
front right. Ground floor C19 canted bay. First floor glazing bar
casement. Small attic window. Exposed purlins and wall plate. Set back
to right is lower timber framed wing with a later glazed entrance porch
in the angle. Right end weatherboarding and exposed purlins. To rear of
main range a large external stack. To left late C18 or early C19 2-
storey block has 2 ground floor glazing bar sashes of 18 panes and 30
panes, the latter under a cambered head. First floor 16-pane sash.
Sprocket eaves. Left end stack. Further left is 1-storey late C19
addition with a projecting gabled bay to front. Left end stack. Catslide
over additions to rear of both later blocks. Low hipped wing to rear of
late C18 or early C19 block. Later l-storey flat-roofed additions not of
special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ1366794879

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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