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Chequers

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8229 / 51°49'22"N

Longitude: -0.4257 / 0°25'32"W

OS Eastings: 508600

OS Northings: 214979

OS Grid: TL086149

Mapcode National: GBR G5X.M72

Mapcode Global: VHFRT.KFTX

Entry Name: Chequers

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157815

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Flamstead

Built-Up Area: Flamstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Flamstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

FLAMSTEAD LONDON ROAD
TL 01 SE
(South side)
Friars Wash
4/39 Chequers
26.1.67
II

House, for many years up to 1950s the Chequers Inn, now a private house.
C17, E bay C18 and brickwork to front, rear wing and outshuts C19.
Timber frame exposed with brick infill all painted over, dark
weatherboarded at rear, painted brick E bay, steep old red tile roofs,
hipped rear wing and lean-to extension to W end. A 2-storeys, 3-units
house with internal chimney a third from W end and a formerly E gable
chimney enclosed by a one-bay extension towards river. N front to former
Watling Street/Holyhead Road has 4 windows on 1st floor. 9-panes
2-lights Yorkshire sliding casements. 3 on ground floor and battened
door in middle of house in heavy frame with fluted pilasters support
shaped brackets with guttae to moulded flat hood. Small eaves soffit.
Brick E bay, similarly pointed and with cambered arches to windows.
Interior has higher 1st floor in 2 W bays as if a separate build. Jowled
posts support straight tie-beams. Clasped-purlin roof with collar-and-
queen-struts trusses and straight wind-braces. Straight braces to
tie-beams. (RCHM Typescript).


Listing NGR: TL0860014979

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