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The Swan Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8115 / 51°48'41"N

Longitude: -0.294 / 0°17'38"W

OS Eastings: 517706

OS Northings: 213915

OS Grid: TL177139

Mapcode National: GBR H7L.BHB

Mapcode Global: VHGPB.VQGP

Entry Name: The Swan Public House

Listing Date: 15 June 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163979

Location: Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wheathampstead

Built-Up Area: Wheathampstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wheathampstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/430 The Swan P.H.



Public House. Built c.1500 with an open hall of 2 bays and a bay
each end. 2-storey wing added on S mid-late C17. Refronted in
early-mid C19. Red brick ground floor, roughcast upper floor.
Plain tile roof. 2 blocks, the northerly one single storey and
attics. Large mid-late C17 red brick chimney stack on S end with
coped off-sets and corbelled-out caps. The front has 3 canted
window bays to the ground floor, the southerly two with sash
windows. N block has a central door with reeded panels and cut
bracket hood. Above this a sash window. C17 ridge stack.
Internally, the S end has ovolo moulded floor beams. Low-
ceilinged c.1500 bay between the S end and the centre, which has
a C17 chamfer-stopped beam and a large inglenook. Early-mid C19
rear extension on S. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1770613915

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

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