© Mr David Fletcher
THE FIGHTING COCKS PUBLIC HOUSE, ABBEY MILL LANE (north east side)
ST ALBANS, ST ALBANS, HERTFORDSHIRE
Mr David Fletcher
09 September 2001
08 May 1950
Date of last amendment:
08 May 1950
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1582 ABBEY MILL LANE
The Fighting Cocks
TL 1406 NW 13/117 8.5.50.
Octagonal, 2-storey timber framed building of C16 appearance, with high
pitched, pointed tiled roof. Plaster filling. Very heavy timbers, rather
widely spaced, with tension braces. 1st floor windows 2-light casements,
some with broad glazing bars, in flush, box frames. 2 similar, grond
floor windows. Various extensions: Contemporary 2-storey North West
extension, gabled, with high pitched, tiled roof, and weather-boarded
ground floor on North East side. Tall, square, tapered, external chimney
to North East. One-storey pent extension to South West, weatherboarded,
under steep, tiled roof with visible rafter ends; with stepped rectangular,
external chimney at South West corner. Later, pent extensions of 1 and 2
storeys under slated roofs, to East and West. Later, beamed ceiling and
open fireplace to main, ground floor room.