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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: 1101208



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Markyate

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157942

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MARKYATE HIGH STREET TL 0616 (East side) 8/163 No. 101 26.1.67 (The Sun Inn)


Inn. C16 former open hall house with N crosswing, late C17 rear wing at NE and floor inserted in hall, C19 brick front and N side casing and single storey rear wing to rear of NE wing. Timber frame exposed at rear and in wide carriageway through S part of building painted brick for infilling panels and casing to front and N side. Steep old red tile roofs, hipped at NW corner. A 2-storeys, L-shaped building facing W with door into N end of former open hall bay with C16 moulded beam of former smoke hood across its S end with later internal chimney built within smoke-bay. Framed partitions divide 3 more bays to S of chimney. N crosswing has marks of former cross-partition into 2 rooms and N side chimney in 2nd bay from front. W front has 3 flush casement windows under the eaves, with small panes and 3:3:2-lights. Ground floor has wider small-paned windows under cambered arches flanking door with gabled porch. 8/8 sash window to right before very wide carriageway open and occupying the S 2 bays of the range. Roof structure exposed here of side purlin roof with curved wind-braces. Similar roof structure exposed in E gable of NE rear wing. C18 2-light mullioned rectangular leaded casement window on 1st floor at N of rear wing with iron opening light. Sash window with 3/3 panes below. C17 staircase and some panelling. Building was formerly Nos. 101 and 103.

Listing NGR: TL0626716271

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National Grid Reference: TL 06267 16271


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