The Fox Public House / Fox And Hounds Public House

31 May 2002
The Fox Public House, The Street, Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9 9PD
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Fox And Hounds Public House, The Street, Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9 9PD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


4/3 The Fox P. H.

(formerly listed as 22.2.67 Fox and Hounds P.H.)


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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Photographer: Heasman, Graham R.

Rights Holder: Heasman, Graham R.


Pantile, Roughcast, Slate, Timber, Weatherboard, Stuart Timber Framed House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Beer Shop, Commercial, Shop, Public House, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational