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Former Castle Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7623 / 51°45'44"N

Longitude: -0.5601 / 0°33'36"W

OS Eastings: 499469

OS Northings: 208051

OS Grid: SP994080

Mapcode National: GBR F55.H70

Mapcode Global: VHFRY.7YRW

Plus Code: 9C3XQC6Q+WX

Entry Name: Former Castle Inn

Listing Date: 18 July 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355495

Location: Berkhamsted, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Berkhamsted

Built-Up Area: Berkhamsted

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Berkhamsted

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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and Castle Street (West side)
7/109 Former Castle Inn

Former Inn. C1840, with later C19 addition. Yellow stock brick in
Flemish bond, addition with rendered ground floor and plum-coloured
brick to rear. Welsh slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 x 2 bays, lower
addition of 2 storeys with basement and 2 bays, the corner bay canted
at front. Main range: symmetrical elevation. Stuccoed plinth.
Central door, in stuccoed architrave, having glazed upper half over
2 panels and overlight with 6 round-ended panels; flanking 12-pane
sashes (left one horned, right one boarded up) in reveals and with
stuccoed, keyed, lintels. 1st floor: round-arched sign recess with
keyed architrave flanked by full-height unhorned 12-pane sashes with
stuccoed, keyed, lintels. The windows give access to balcony which
has stone pavement supported by 4 slender iron columns (one fallen
and one replaced) with moulded bases and caps; decorative cast-iron
balusters to railing. Oversailing hipped roof; stacks removed.
Addition: ground floor has recessed panels with dripmoulds, and
cornice; narrow right bay has a 4-pane sash to each floor. Rear:
main range has 2 segmental-arched windows to ground floor and one
above, to right, all with unhorned 12-pane sashes (that on left
removed); small gabled addition not of special interest. Addition
has round-arched basement openings, a 4-pane sash to ground floor
left, and a former 2-pane sash over; C20 pent-roofed addition on
right not of special interest. Right return (main range): windows
have gauged bright-yellow brick arches, those on ground floor boarded
up, those on 1st floor with 12-pane sashes. Interior not inspected.
Unoccupied and in state of disrepair at time of inspection.

Listing NGR: SP9946908051

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