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Latitude: 51.6316 / 51°37'53"N
Longitude: -0.5703 / 0°34'12"W
OS Eastings: 499052
OS Northings: 193501
OS Grid: SU990935
Mapcode National: GBR F6Q.LN5
Mapcode Global: VHFSQ.28C1
Entry Name: Blue Dragon, and Premises of Colin Lobering Butchers
Listing Date: 22 December 1958
Last Amended: 12 September 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1332423
English Heritage Legacy ID: 44399
Location: Chalfont St. Giles, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP8
Civil Parish: Chalfont St Giles
Built-Up Area: Chalfont St Giles
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Chalfont St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
CHALFONT ST GILES HIGH STREET
Blue Dragon, and
premises of Colin Lobering
as house abutting and to
the south of Lych Gate
House, now 2 shops. Probably early C16; C17, C18, C19 and C20 alterations.
Timber frame with plastered wattle and daub infill; right-hand property with
painted C19 Flemish bond brickwork. Plain tile roofs, brick stack. 2 storeys,
2 bays, the left-hand bay jettied; the right-hand bay refronted in C19, but
with evidence that the right-hand half of this bay was recessed originally.
Left bay has mid-late C20 shop front with door to Lychgate Cottage on left;
on 1st floor framing exposed, including ends of joists, bressumer and arched
tension braces; C20 2 light 4-pane window. Right-hand bay has mid-late C20
shop front in earlier surround with deep facia; 4-pane sash to 1st floor,
below gable. Rear: right bay has framing exposed on 1st floor, with C20 door
and windows. Truncated C18 chimney rises from rear roof pitch, between bays.
C19 and C20 additions to right-hand bay, not of special interest. Left bay
has C19 rear wing addition with three side-sliding small-pane sashes, and logged
eaves. Interior: on ground floor, left bay has chamferred cross-beam, and
right bay a large-scantling cross-beam near front of property, chamfered at
left side (with a run-out and a stepped-cyma stop) and with slots and mortices
in soffit at centre of right side indicating position of former wall. On
1st floor old joists and wide floor boards. In right bay the chimney has C17
brickwork to lower section, C18 brickwork above. Central roof truss has camfered
tie-beam supporting queen posts braced to collar, the braces and posts hollow-
moulded and forming 4- centeredd arch; ½ pyramidal stops to moulding. Butt purlins.
Old, pegged, rafters, with carpenters marks.
Listing NGR: SU9905293501
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