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Description: 96, High Street
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159775
OS Grid Reference: TL3610429793
OS Grid Coordinates: 536104, 229793
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9500, -0.0210
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TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET
7/33 No 96
House. Circa 1500, hall heightened in mid C17, refronted and
gables altered in C19. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, roughcast
with weatherboarded 1st floor at rear and apron remaining at N
end. Very steep old red tile hipped roof, with thatched rear
wing at SE. An open-hall house alongside road built with 2-bay
hall flanked by narrow cross-wings of 2-bays. S wing originally
axially divided on Ground floor for pantry and buttery, and later
extended to rear. W front has 3 divisions with irregular
fenestration of flush casement windows. Large central chimney a
third from S end rises through front slope of roof. Later
chimney to parlour (N) end. Door at RH end of front has a flat
hood on shaped brackets, and a similar door at N. Interior has
crown-post roof surviving in S wing, unusual early mouldings in
the hall, chamfered arched braces rising through the inserted
floor of chamfered and stopped joists and beams, unusually of
different construction in each bay of the hall. Jettied thatched
wing with external lateral chimney. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL3610429793
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