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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1277832
English Heritage Legacy ID: 430339
Location: Chesham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP5
Civil Parish: Chesham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Great Chesham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
CHESHAM BOTLEY ROAD
SP 90 SE
The Hen & Chickens
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
Listing NGR: SP9732302117
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