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The Sun Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Markyate, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.835 / 51°50'5"N

Longitude: -0.4591 / 0°27'32"W

OS Eastings: 506267

OS Northings: 216271

OS Grid: TL062162

Mapcode National: GBR G5N.YJ8

Mapcode Global: VHFRT.044N

Entry Name: The Sun Inn

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157942

Location: Markyate, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

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

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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