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Numbers 117, 119 the Old Red Lion House, and 121

A Grade II Listed Building in Markyate, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8357 / 51°50'8"N

Longitude: -0.4599 / 0°27'35"W

OS Eastings: 506210

OS Northings: 216354

OS Grid: TL062163

Mapcode National: GBR G5N.Y9K

Mapcode Global: VHFRS.Z472

Entry Name: Numbers 117, 119 the Old Red Lion House, and 121

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157943

Location: Markyate, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Markyate

Built-Up Area: Markyate

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Markyate Street St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 0616
(East side)
8/164 Nos. 117, 119 (The Old
- Red Lion House), and 121


2 adjacent houses, now 2 houses and a shop. C17 or earlier, C18 brick
front, C19 stucco fronts and shopfront to Nos. 119 and 121, and later
rear extension. No. 117 was The Star and Garter public house up to
c.1970, and No. 119 was The Old Red Lion public house before 1914 (Coote
(1977)24). Timber frame, exposed in N end with renewed fancy brick
infill, chequered red and grey brick front, stucco plinth, painted
stucco facing to Nos. 119 and 121. Steep old red tile roofs. A long
2-storeys block on street front facing W and with S end on corner with
Hicks Road. The W front has 2 1st floor windows to each of the 3 parts,
No. 117 has end chimneys and a 2-storeys rear wing at NE. The N gable
framing shows it originally was jettied to front and has jowled posts,
cambered tie beam, clasped-purlin roof on collar with vertical struts
and a 4 inches deep brick front in Flemish-bond. The front has 2 2-light
Yorkshire sliding casement windows under the eaves, a diamond pattern of
red header bricks in middle, applied vermiculated rustication as lintels
with raised keystones over lower windows, a flush box sash window with
8/8 panes to LH, and a triple sash with small panes to RH of the 4
panels moulded door in moulded doorcase with corner blocks, paterae, and
moulded cornice. No. 119 has 2 transomed casement windows with shutters,
and a recessed 3-light window to S of lobby entrance by chimney. No. 121
has 2 sash windows with 3/6 panes over a neat pilastered shop front with
canted corner entrance. S gable has a flush box sash window with 6/6
panes under a cusped bargeboard and over a return of the shopfront.
Picturesque corner building at beginning of older part of High Street.

Listing NGR: TL0621016354

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