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Black Bull Public House, Buntingford

Description: Black Bull Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159751

OS Grid Reference: TL3626429445
OS Grid Coordinates: 536264, 229445
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9468, -0.0188

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)

7/9 No 16
(Black Bull P.H. )
22.2.67 (formerly listed as the Black Bull
Inn No 16)


Inn, now a P.H., C16 or earlier, C19 rear range, front altered in
early C20. Timber frame, front half-timbered above red brick and
rendered Ground floor. Red-brick rear extension. Steep old red
tile roof. 2-storeys, cellar and attic, 4-windows long front
facing W extending over carriageway at N end leading to yard.
Internal gable chimney at S, and central chimney a quarter from
N. A 4-bay framed structure with stair rising at rear of 2nd bay
from S. The front has casement windows on the 1st floor with
small panes in the head of each light. Large bracketed oriel
windows flank the door up 2 steps. A gabled dormer rises over
the eaves. Interior has exposed heavy flat joists and axial
beams over lofty Ground floor (moulded beam to middle bay),
elaborate late C17 straight stair with balusters, tall carved
finials to newel posts and similar brackets on posts next to the
stair, and a clasped-purlin roof with curved wind-braces. Named
The Horseshoes up to 1727.

Listing NGR: TL3626729451

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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