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68 70 70a, High Street, Buntingford

Description: 68 70 70a, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159769

OS Grid Reference: TL3621729697
OS Grid Coordinates: 536217, 229697
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9491, -0.0194

Location: 10 Bridewell Close, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AH

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/27 No 68, No 70, and
No 70A


3 houses, now 2 commercial properties. C18 or earlier frontage
range, subdivided as shop and 2 houses in mid C19 and linked to
late C18 block of houses in rear yard. Group made 2 properties
in C20. Timber frames roughcast with dark weatherboarding to
lower part of N walls facing Little Lane, and red brick casing to
W front and S end of street range. Slate roofs, street range
hipped. A 2-storeys, 3-cell, L-shaped building facing W with a
long rear range backing onto Little Lane on N. Large central
chimney a thirdfrom N end and formerly a S gable chimney. C19 W
front has 3 pairs of upper openings (one blank and one sash
window originally to each house and a door and a window each on
Ground floor.) Original arrangement remains at No 70. 4 sash
windows to No 68 with C20 shop window to Ground floor. C18 flush
2-light casements at rear, one with leaded glazing and iron
casement. Low 2-storeys, slated roughcast link with C19 casement
windows and plank door. Rear wing 2 storeys in 2 sections, 2
late C18 houses. Each with 2 windows to each floor and central
door. LH house has Yorkshire sliding casement windows and 4
panel flush beaded door. Doors have flat hoods on shaped
brackets. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL3621729697

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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