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White Hart Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7965 / 51°47'47"N

Longitude: -0.0771 / 0°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 532698

OS Northings: 212624

OS Grid: TL326126

Mapcode National: GBR KBQ.C9H

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.M32M

Plus Code: 9C3XQWWF+J5

Entry Name: White Hart Inn

Listing Date: 10 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461531

Also known as: The White Hart, Hertford
White Hart

ID on this website: 101268690

Location: Hertford, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hertford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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817-1/17/197 (East side)
10/02/50 White Hart Inn


Inn, now public house with manager's flat over. C17, partly
refronted C18, altered internally 1980s after fire.
Timber-framed and plastered, red brick, laid to Flemish bond.
Old tiled roof with hipped corner. L-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics. North wing refaced in brick, 3
flush-set 12-pane sash windows with architrave surrounds under
rubbed brick flat arches, spaced 2:1, to ground and first
floors. Plat band at first-floor level. North elevation of
south range refaced in brick. First floor with 3 flush-set
12-pane sash windows, spaced 2:1, and first-floor plat band.
Ground floor has early C20 glazed entrance screen at right,
panelled artificial stone stallriser, projecting pilaster at
right flanking fascia panel beneath sill level of first-floor
windows. To right, single flush-set 12-pane sash, far right
corner splayed at ground-floor level, with moulded corbelled
brickwork with ogee profile supporting jettied first-floor
corner of west elevation.
First floor has exposed C17 thin studwork with primary
bracing, plastered and colourwashed panels between; flush-set
12-pane sash to right, roll moulded first-floor bressumer.
Recessed 3 bay ground floor, with timber Tuscan Doric columns
on plinths forming an arcade, plastered between, with 2
flush-set 12-pane sash windows and twin leaf C20 entrance
doors at right. To roof 5 C20 gable casement dormers, all
replaced after fire. Large flat roofed extension at rear is
not of special interest.
INTERIOR: much opened out and altered on ground floor, exposed
beam with mortices indicates the earlier presence of a
set-back stud front wall behind the originally open arcade.
Close string newel stair with column on vase balusters and
moulded handrail. First floor and attics retain few visible
features of historic interest, and roof structure renewed
after fire.
(East Herts Archaeological Society Newsletter: The White Hart
Inn: Hertford: 1949-1954).

Listing NGR: TL3269812624

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