59, 61, 63 AND 65, HIGH STREET


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59, 61, 63 AND 65, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address:
59, 61, 63 AND 65, HIGH STREET

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

Dacorum (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 06079 16523


MARKYATE HIGH STREET TL 0616 (East side) 8/157 Nos. 59, 61, 63, 65 26.1.67 (Formerly listed as No. 59, No. 61, No. 63, No. 65) GV II

House and adjoining inn, now 4 houses. C17 or earlier, C18 brick fronts and parallel rear ranges, C19 shopfront to No. 61. Timber frame, red brick casing to Nos. 59, 61, 63 and similar rear ranges. No. 65 chequered red and grey brick. Steep old red tile roofs, rear ranges hipped. Nos. 59-63 have uniform fronts with wide carriageway through N end of block. 2-storeys, facing W. 2-light small pane Yorkshire sliding casement to 1st floor fine gauged eliptical wide red brick arch with keystone and impost blocks to carriageway. Sash windows generally with 4/8 panes to 1st floor and 8/8 panes to ground floor. Eaves cornice to front. Small neat shop window to No. 61 with pilasters and entablature. Small pointed door hoods and plank door to No. 59, 6-panels fielded door to No. 61, and panelled half-glazed door to No. 63. Exposed in carriageway heavy flat joists on heavy axial beam, and fully framed partition on S side. S gable of No. 63 has timbers exposed of a collar truss and clasped-purlin roof. No. 65, the Plough Inn up to c.1918, is of 2 storeys, 3 windows wide, with central door. 2-light casement windows with cambered arches to ground floor. Battened door with broad reeded surround mitred at the corners and with a projecting cornice. Interior has C17 staircase and panelling. (Coote (1977)24).

Listing NGR: TL0607916523


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

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Date: 03 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/13863/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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