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Latitude: 51.8373 / 51°50'14"N
Longitude: -0.4618 / 0°27'42"W
OS Eastings: 506079
OS Northings: 216523
OS Grid: TL060165
Mapcode National: GBR G5N.Q38
Mapcode Global: VHFRS.Y27W
Entry Name: 59, 61, 63 and 65, High Street
Listing Date: 26 January 1967
Last Amended: 19 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101204
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157936
Location: Markyate, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3
Civil Parish: Markyate
Built-Up Area: Markyate
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Markyate Street St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
MARKYATE HIGH STREET
8/157 Nos. 59, 61, 63, 65
26.1.67 (Formerly listed as No. 59, No. 61,
No. 63, No. 65)
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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