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The Fox Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspenden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9356 / 51°56'8"N

Longitude: -0.0226 / 0°1'21"W

OS Eastings: 536038

OS Northings: 228194

OS Grid: TL360281

Mapcode National: GBR K92.M3F

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.KMF0

Entry Name: The Fox Public House

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159718

Location: Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Aspenden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aspenden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 32NE ASPENDEN THE STREET
(south side)

4/3 The Fox P. H.
(formerly listed as
22.2.67 Fox and Hounds P.H.)

GV II


House, now a P.H. Later C17, renovated in early C19 (auctioned
as The Fox Beershop, of long standing, in 1871-poster in bar).
Timber frame roughcast with weatherboarded apron at front and
steep pitched roof now slated. A 2-storeys, 3-cell, central-
chimney plan house facing N, with 2-storeys rear outshut under a
catslide roof, and a single-storey further outshut at SW under a
continuation of catslide. Long single-storey weatherboarded and
red pantiled range of former stabling at W end projecting far to
front. W external gable chimney to unheated W room added in C18.
Front has 3 windows to each floor and a small window in front of
the central chimney. 2 doors. 2-light Yorkshire sliding
casements with small panes on both floors at E end on ground
floor at W. 3-and 2-light flush casements elsewhere 6-panel
raised and fielded RH door with a flat hood on shaped brackets,
4-panel flush-beaded door on LH in moulded architrave and gabled
timber porch. Interior has exposed timbers, axial beams in
parlour (E) and hall, but axial joists in narrow W room, now
thrown into bar. 2 large open fireplaces in narrow bricks
with timber lintols and stepped-headed niches in each.
Accommodation described in 1871 as 'Parlour, taproom, kitchen,
storeroom, cellar, and 4 bedrooms'.


Listing NGR: TL3603828194

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