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The Olive Branch

A Grade II Listed Building in St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.929 / 51°55'44"N

Longitude: -0.2584 / 0°15'30"W

OS Eastings: 519844

OS Northings: 227047

OS Grid: TL198270

Mapcode National: GBR J7M.1HG

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.GSR2

Plus Code: 9C3XWPHR+JJ

Entry Name: The Olive Branch

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162686

Location: St. Ippolyts, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Ippolyts

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 1927 (South side)
St. Ippollitts

9/74 The Olive Branch
27.5.68 (formerly listed as The Olive Branch
Public House)


House. C16, a beer house 1840-1971, enlarged to rear in 2 stages since
1971. Timber frame on black stuccoed sill, roughcast, exposed timbers on
1st floor front with plastered infill panels. Steep old red tile roofs.
A prominent 2-storeys, 2-cells plan building on roadside facing N with
jettied, close-studded, upper front floor carried on heavy bull-nosed
joists and 4 curved knee-braces, 2 flanking doorway in middle. 2 small
flush 2-lights casement windows to ground floor with external boarded
shutters. On 1st floor 2 small C19 2-lights casement windows with small
panes in the positions of original windows as shown by the framing. Very
large external W gable chimney in narrow red brick with offsets and 2
diagonally set square shafts with corbelled caps. The house is
trapezoidal on plan being set out at an acute angle to the roadfront.
Interior has 2 rooms on each floor. 2-storeys parallel rear wing, gabled
rear extension, and porch on E end of extension. (RCHM (1911)130 no.4:
Pevsner (1977)214: RCHM Typescript: inf Mrs. Rance).

Listing NGR: TL1984427047

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