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The Gate House, Buntingford

Description: The Gate House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159754

OS Grid Reference: TL3624529484
OS Grid Coordinates: 536245, 229484
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9472, -0.0191

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/12 No 22
(The Gate House)


House. Early C18, street front cased in brick in C19. Timber
frame on red brick sill, roughcast with weatherboarded apron and
old red tile roof to front part, slated to rear part. Grey gault
brick street facade. 2 narrow, 2-storeys adjacent blocks
extending E from street and covered by 4 pitched roofs parallel
with street. Probably originating as accommodation for the
Grammar School formerly at No 20. Now entered from N but rear
block has an C18 entrance door on S with a 5-panel raised and
fielded door up to 4 swept stone steps, panelled pilaster and a
flat hood. 3 projecting red brick chimneys on S side, with flush
box sash windows and 6/6 panes in front block but 3-light
mullioned and transomed window with leaded glazing in rear block.
Formal 3-windows, 2 storeys and parapet C19 brick street front
with recessed sash windows set in sunk panels defined by
pilasters, plinth, floor-band, and eaves band. 4-panel door with
fanlight in carriageway on N.

Listing NGR: TL3624729490

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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