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A Grade II Listed Building in Ardeley, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9407 / 51°56'26"N

Longitude: -0.1125 / 0°6'44"W

OS Eastings: 529845

OS Northings: 228588

OS Grid: TL298285

Mapcode National: GBR K8Y.8DM

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.0HD4

Entry Name: Chequers

Listing Date: 31 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159517

Location: Ardeley, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG2

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Ardeley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ardeley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/12 Chequers



House, sometime The Chequers public house. C17. Timber frame
plastered with panelled pargetting. Old red tile roofs, steep
slated roof to rear wing. An L-plan house facing road on E.
Single-bay 2-storeys and cellar on corner with lower one and a
half storeys wing extending to rear (W) containing stair and
dairy with kitchen beyond large central chimney. Single-storey
former stable extending to N now part of house. On E front this
has 3 2-light casement windows and the corner wing has a small 2-
light flush casement window above a hipped roofed rectangular bay
window with casements. Brick steps on left rise between red
brick piers to an open porch with hipped tiled roof carried on 3
cast iron slender Corinthian columns rising from a brick parapet.
S side has small casement windows, boarded doors and a gabled 2-
light dormer window. Similar dormer on N side. Interior has
unjowled posts, chamfered axial floor-beams, cambered tie-beams
to rear wing, winding stair, and exposed timbers. Large,
formerly external N-side chimney to corner wing. Picturesque
building at N entrance to village.

Listing NGR: TL2984528588

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

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