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

East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 38633 23470


Puckeridge TL 38 23 STANDON HIGH STREET (west side)

6/18 No 8


House, sometime an inn. C16 or earlier, altered in C18. Timber frame plastered and lined as ashlar on a stucco plinth. Steep old red tile roofs. A 3-unit composite plan house with lower 2 storeys service wing on left with later single storey hipped extension to rear, and main block formerly of 2 storeys and attics with gabled rear stair turret, rear lateral chimney to middle part, and later external gable chimney on N. 2 windows, 2 storeys symmetrical front to main block with modillioned boxed eaves cornice on 3 small shaped brackets, projecting plinth and central door up 2 steps. Lower, projecting 2-storeys service wing on left with plinth and one window on each floor. Flush box sash windows with moulded surrounds and 3/6 panes in main range but window on left of door altered to 3-light casement. C19 sashes in service wing with divided large panes. Interior of main range has heavy chamfered axial beams with ogee stops, wide 4-centred brick arched fireplace with smaller one above, and winding stair in turret. Close timbering, tension braces and heavy jowled posts exposed in service wing. Fine tall rear chimney with tumbled brick offsets. Formerly the Blue Anchor Inn.

Listing NGR: TL3863323470


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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: 25 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00603/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Harris. Source Historic England Archive
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