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6, High Street, Buntingford

Description: 6, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159747

OS Grid Reference: TL3629029395
OS Grid Coordinates: 536290, 229395
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9464, -0.0185

Location: High Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AG

Locality: Buntingford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9AG

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/5 No 6



House, now 2 shops. Late C18, late C19 shopfront. White gault
brick, rear wall and rear and N side of SE wing white
weatherboarded, with slate roof extending to rear as catslide. A
large, double-pile, end chimneys plan house facing W with 3-
storeys front facade but 2 storeys at rear with 2-storeys SE
wing. Symmetrical 3-windows W front with wide projecting eaves
between gable parapets, panelled and bracketed wide eaves soffit,
and 2 full-height shallow recesses framing the wider sash windows
to each side of the centre, and with a stucco floor band across
each recess, above the arches of former Ground floor windows.
Recessed sash windows with plastered reveals and gauged brick
arches of small rise. Central window on 1st floor of 6/6 panes
but 3/3 panes to 2nd floor and triple sash windows in recesses to
each side, of corresponding heights. Moulded reeding to mullions
of triple sashes, and crown glass. Symmetrical tall bowed
shopfronts project about one metre on Ground floor. Similar
single and triple flush box sash windows in contemporary
weatherboarded rear wall and SE wing. A distinguished example of
Regency street architecture, with Ground floor altered. Included
for group value.

Listing NGR: TL3629029395

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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