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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1078754



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stanstead Abbots

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355900

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TL 3811 STANSTEAD ABBOTS HIGH STREET (north side) Stanstead Abbots Village 13/2 No 1 (Red Lion PH) 4.12.57 (Formerly listed as Red Lion Inn)


Public house. Late C15, former open hall between the 2 crosswings replaced in late C17 by block of 2-storeys and attics. Size of original hall appropriate to a manor house (RCHM Typescript). Timberframed and plastered with low brick projecting plinth. Red tiled gabled roofs. Red brick chimney in cental range front slope of roof one third from E end with 2 diamond shafts (rebuilt). A long 2-storeys frontage with lower broad jettied crosswings at each end. Centre has 3 adjoining small gables and is jettied at a higher level than the crosswings. C19 1-storey flat-topped, off centre, canted bay projection with corner posts and cornice, infilled with sash windows and central pilastered double door. 1 flush boxed sash window with 8/8 panes to each gable on the upper floor with C19 pierced and shaped bargeboards over. Centre gable has no window but a large wrought iron bracket with swinging signboard. Canted bay sash windows below the overhang of each crosswing. End gables and one small gable have large identical relief panels of lion rampant surmounted by a crown. W crosswing extends to rear and is black weatherboarded. Lateral chimneys to each crosswing with diagonal shafts (renewed). On E end a small gabled proch with similar C19 curved brackets and trefoil pierced spandels as now support the front jetty. Exposed timber framing inside in E wall of W wing, and in S end of this wall a blocked 4-light window with diamond mullions formerly looking out over the lower roof of the original hall. C17 plain timber framing with tension braces and arched braces of shallow curvature. Distinctive inn- planning at 1st floor. Present Cl9 stair in old position. Bolection moulded fire surround in 1st floor of central range (RCHM Typescript). Part of a group with No 3 and the Clock House.

Listing NGR: TL3862311929

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National Grid Reference: TL 38623 11929


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