Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102340

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Nov-1983

Statutory Address: 24, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: 24, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Standon

National Grid Reference: TL 38601 23399


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Puckeridge TL 38 23 STANDON HIGH STREET (west side) 6/24 No 24 (formerly listed as The 4.12.51 Old George Inn)


Inn, now a house. C16 or earlier, mid C19 Gothic front. Timber frame roughcast, S gable of panelled fan pargetting, front of red brick with diaper and chamfered white brick dressings and plinth, half-timbered jettied part on right. Steep old red tile roofs. Probably a large open-hall house in origin, with 2-storeyed gabled crosswing at N, square rear kitchen block at SW and gabled stair turret in the angle. High carriageway on N with a room over, separately roofed but with a mock half-timbered C19 jettied gable added on street front duplicating the original jettied timbered gable of the crosswing. Picturesque irregular 2 storeys and cellar street front on E, 5 windows long. On the left a 3 window part corresponding to the former hall with a heavy Tudor- style door up 2 steps on the right of a central 2-storeyed rectangular gabled bay window, with a further window beyond. There is a higher-set window in the brick lower floor fronting the crosswing with a flush cross-window in the jettied upper floor with heavy moulded bargeboard to the red brick nogged timber framed gable. This has heavy bull-nosed joist ends but slighter joists were used when the Cl9 duplicated gable was built alongside to the N. The main range has a wide-span clasped- purlin roof replacing the original, with a long curved soot- blackened timber incorporated. Clasped-purlin roof to kitchen with a large gable chimney. Central chimney in the hall nearer N end. Original framework of rear wall with heavy diamond shaped mullioned 2-light window preserved in depth of structure. Moulded timber corbel added to support axial beam in hall. Formerly The Old George Inn. (RCHM (1911) 209).

Listing NGR: TL3860123399


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Legacy System number: 161093

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Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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