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48, 48a, 48b and 48c, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Markyate, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8367 / 51°50'12"N

Longitude: -0.4614 / 0°27'41"W

OS Eastings: 506106

OS Northings: 216459

OS Grid: TL061164

Mapcode National: GBR G5N.XTZ

Mapcode Global: VHFRS.Y3FB

Plus Code: 9C3XRGPQ+MC

Entry Name: 48, 48a, 48b and 48c, High Street

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157951

Location: Markyate, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Markyate

Built-Up Area: Markyate

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

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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TL 0616

HIGH STREET (West side),
Nos. 48, 48A, 48B and 48C

(Formerly listed as Nos. 48, and 48A)


House, now a house, flat, and shop. C17 or earlier street range with
roof reconstructed in late C17, early C18 brick front, C18 rear wing
probably replacing an earlier service wing, early C19 parallel rear
range in angle probably replacing a much smaller stair tower and with
brick casing to N end of front range and 2-storeys infill of former gap
at S end of front range, later C19 shopfronts for 3 shops on street
front, 1911 Coronation Clock erected at SE corner, mid C20 interior
alterations to present plan. Red brick chequered with blue on frontage,
red brick rear wing, plum brick with red brick arches to S end, N end,
and parallel rear range, steep old red tile hipped roofs, slated
parallel rear range at lower pitch. 2-storeys and cellar L-plan house
with later infill in angle, front facing E. 3 1st floor windows and
small window on NE angle. Recessed sash windows with plastered reveals
and 2/2 panes under corbelled dentilled eaves course. Pilastered
continuous fascia shopfront with cornice recessed half glazed door to N
half, separate doors and windows to South half. Later parallel rear
range has on 1st floor 3 recessed sash windows under flat gauged arches
with 8/8 panes and plastered reveals. Interior has exposed timbers in
cross partition to front range and lower part of same partition said to
have been of wattle and daub with wall painting noted during removal.
3-bays range with flint and brick walled cellar below larger S bay, and
2 rear-wall lateral chimneys originally. Butt-purlin roof with old flat
rafters reversed and purlins staggered in-line, C18 rear wing a newer
2-cells internal chimney red brick block with squared exposed joists
over rear ground floor room with trimming for stair in SW corner.

Listing NGR: TL0610316450

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