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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: 1102425



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Preston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162881

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TL 1824 PRESTON THE GREEN (South side)

9/89 The Red Lion P.H. 26.8.81


2 houses, now a public house, circa 1700, recorded as sold 1710, E part mid C18, one property after 1793. Red brick darker with random blue headers in Flemish-bond and light red dressings and gauged arches to older part. Steep old red tile roof half-hipped at E end. Slate roof to C18 added rear lean-to. A 2-cells, 2-storeys, cellar and attics house facing N with later separate one cell E house. Original house has symmetrical N front with chamfered plinth, plat-band and wooden modillioned eaves cornice. Moulded brick corbels to ends of cornice. 3 windows long with central entrance. Recessed sash windows with 6/6 panes and flat gauged arches. 4-panels flush beaded door in heavy frame with small rectangular fanlight, 2 steps, and flat hood. E part has plat-band, one 1st floor recessed sash window with flat arch. Half-glazed 4-panels flush-beaded door under cambered arch with canted bay window with casements to LH. Rear corner fireplace and SW chimney added to W room: external rear wall fireplace and chimney to E house. Difficult to determine original method of heating older house, probably a large internal central chimney with stair to rear, removed entirely and new stair put in later. Recorded as divided into 3 cottages in 1811. First recorded as selling beer in Piggotts Directory of 1832. Called The Lion by 1844 and subsequently The Red Lion. Sold at auction 1847 when described as having 2 sitting rooms, shop, tap room, kitchen, cellarage, and 5 bedrooms. (Inf Mrs. Nina Freebody).

Listing NGR: TL1803724707

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National Grid Reference: TL 18037 24707


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