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The Rye House Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanstead Abbots, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7701 / 51°46'12"N

Longitude: 0.0067 / 0°0'24"E

OS Eastings: 538560

OS Northings: 209839

OS Grid: TL385098

Mapcode National: GBR KC1.VYJ

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.2RDX

Plus Code: 9F32Q2C4+2M

Entry Name: The Rye House Public House

Listing Date: 12 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355974

Location: Stanstead Abbots, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, EN11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Built-Up Area: Hoddesdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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(south side)
15/5 The Rye House PH



Public House. Early C19 possibly of earlier origin, E wing
c1868, the rest largely rebuilt 1980 incorporating old facade
elements. Rouqhcast with gabled red tile roofs. 2-storeys with
1-storey E wing. 5-windows on N front to road. E wing projects
greatly and has a tarred brick plinth, shallow bow window
(renewed), small lean-to porch, pierced and faceted Gothic
bargeboard, terra cotta winged dragon on the ridge, and a gabled
square bay window with similar bargeboard on the W side.
Flanking the central hooded door are very large early C19 bow
fronted 2-storeys cast iron Gothic windows (from a house in
Cheshunt and added to the then Kings Arms Inn by Henry Teale
(1806-76) c1870 when he was developing the site as a pleasure
garden for Londoners - the present name dates from c1904). The
projecting bargeboarded gables over each window have identical
C19 large circular plaques with a naturalistic scene in relief of
tributes being offered to Britainia with lion couchant. Flush
sash windows with glazing bars (renewed). Narrow cast iron slot
window with octagonal lights over door. At the rear a 2-storeys
early C19 block, white weatherboarded with a slate roof. C16 and
C17 stained glass reset in heads of front bow windows.

Listing NGR: TL3856009839

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