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18, High Street, Buntingford

Description: 18, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159752

OS Grid Reference: TL3625629460
OS Grid Coordinates: 536256, 229460
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9470, -0.0189

Location: 16 High Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AQ

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/10 No 18
(formerly listed as The
22.2.67 Windsor Restaurant No 18)


Inn, now a shop and restaurant. C16 or earlier inn complex with
formerly jettied street range and very long rear range extending
along N side of yard. Late C18 painted brick front, and steep
old red tile roofs. Timber frame roughcast generally. 2-
storeys, L-plan complex with carriageway through S end of front
range into yard. 3-windows applied brick W front with central
door and boxed eaves with panelled soffit. Flush box sash
windows with 4/4 panes and reeded mouldings. Recessed bow-window
with small panes on left of glazed double doors under a gauged
flat arch. Framework exposed in S carriageway with close-
studding, heavy flat joists and bracketed corner post for a front
jetty. Stair turret in angle of wings in yard has a cross-
window. Taller W part of rear range rebuilt in early C17 (ovolo
mullion window blocked on N wall: face-halved bladed scarf in
wallplate). Adjoining section to E has a C16 hall with inserted
floor and central brick chimney and blocked door and window in N
wall. Floor removed from rest of rear range leaving windows at 2
levels below the clasped purlin roof. Some diamond-mullioned
upper windows with shutter grooves remain intact on N, altered on
S side. Upper part of front range has similar remains of early
windows in rear wall, straight tension bracing, close studding
exposed in walls and partitions, clasped-purlin roof structure,
and a large inserted chimney one third from S end. Later small
internal gable chimney inserted at N. Lofty beamed ground floor
with elaborate mouldings on axial beam.

Listing NGR: TL3626229465

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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