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Latitude: 51.8391 / 51°50'20"N
Longitude: -0.4637 / 0°27'49"W
OS Eastings: 505940
OS Northings: 216722
OS Grid: TL059167
Mapcode National: GBR G5N.PKZ
Mapcode Global: VHFRS.X16H
Entry Name: The Old Maltings
Listing Date: 26 January 1967
Last Amended: 19 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101243
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157931
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
(The Old Maltings)
(Formerly listed as No. 11)
House and malting, now a private house. C17 or earlier, early C18 brick
front, renovated and S bay added on site of former end lean-to c.1960s.
Timber frame now exposed only in rear wall and inside, frame of former S
gable reconstructed with fancy patterned brick infill as new extended S
gable. Red brick front chequered with grey headers, deep plaster coved
eaves cornice to steep old red tiled roof. A 5-windows long, 2 storeys,
cellar and former attics house facing W on a prominent corner site.
Originally a 3-cells, central chimney, lobby-entry plan house with stair
in turret behind stack. W front has 5 2-light casement windows to the
1st floor, pattern of 2 large lozenges in grey headers to RH of window
opposite chimney, brick plat-band interrupted for a doorcase of former
door opposite chimney under 2nd window from N end. Entrance now into N
bay by glazed door in glazed screen under a carved beam. 4 ground floor
windows recessed and 3-light wide casement windows with transoms.
Interior has wide open-fireplaces back-to-back, axial chamfered beams,
chamfered joists with hollow stops in bay to S chimney (cellar under
this bay), exposed frame and timbering in walls and stair tower. Said to
have had cruck blades built into former S wall now removed.
Listing NGR: TL0594016722
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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