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The Hen and Chickens Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chesham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7094 / 51°42'33"N

Longitude: -0.5928 / 0°35'34"W

OS Eastings: 497323

OS Northings: 202117

OS Grid: SP973021

Mapcode National: GBR F5Q.T2M

Mapcode Global: VHFS9.N9YF

Entry Name: The Hen and Chickens Public House

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430339

Location: Chesham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP5

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chesham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Chesham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHESHAM BOTLEY ROAD
SP 90 SE
5/10000
The Hen & Chickens
Public House
II
Former open hall house, now a public house. Early C16 with later
alterations and additions. Timber frame: brick infill and encasement
of C19. Old tiled pitched roof with 2 gabled dormers to front.
external gable stack to right, axial ridge stack to left of thin
bricks. 1 1/2 storeys, 7 window range at ground floor. 2 entrances,
that to right having a bracketed, tiled hood. Mostly C20 casement
windows. Interior reveals timber frame of 3 bay hall house with queen
post roof: rear pitch of roof with arched windbraces. front repaired.
Right hand bay open to roof, central bay with low ceiling, left hand
bay has chamfered and stopped spine beam and inglenook fireplace with
chamfered bressumer. Left hand bay of range is a later addition.
probably late C17/ early C18. with cellar and short cross icing to
rear.


Listing NGR: SP9732302117

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