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22a and 24, High Street, Buntingford

Description: 22a and 24, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159755

OS Grid Reference: TL3624029491
OS Grid Coordinates: 536240, 229491
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9472, -0.0191

Location: Gatehouse Mews, 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)

7/13 No 22A, and No 24
(formerly listed as No 22
22.2.67 and No 24)


Shop, now offices. C16, C19 rear extension. Timber frame,
plastered with steep old tile roof. A 3-bays, 2-storeys, jettied
medieval commercial building with lofty Ground floor, upper floor
designed as a large room with N bay partitioned, a carriageway
through S bay on Ground floor which may not be original, and
apparently no provision for a fireplace in the original building.
Street front has 3 flush 2-light casement windows of horizontal
proportion (renewed), a deep plaster cove under the jetty,
returned at each end, a central entrance to a recessed C20
shopfront, and 6-panel door at the LH end serving the 1st floor.
In carriageway on RH, and in shop exposed timber framing and
heavy flat joists with axial beam (mortices for axial partition
in middle bay). 1st floor has chamfered deep cambered tie-beams
with chamfered arched braces.

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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