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Finlay House, Buntingford

Description: Finlay House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159782

OS Grid Reference: TL3627229355
OS Grid Coordinates: 536272, 229355
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9460, -0.0187

Location: Market Hill, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AB

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/42 No 19 (Finlay House)
(formerly listed as No 19)


House. Early C18, interior altered early C19. Timber frame
roughcast. with contemporary red brick front. Steep old red tile
roofs. 2-storeys and attics T-plan house facing E with rear wing
extending as kitchen wing and stair tower in the S anglewiththe
front wing. Ambitious facade with giant order pilasters on a
high plinth with bold moulded wooden eaves cornice, interrupted
floor band, 3 box-sash upper windows slightly recessed with
moulded architrave and 6/6 panes, 2 similar windows on Ground
floor (restored in C20 with rubbed brick arches), and 6-panel
half-glazed door up 2 stone moulded steps, with rectangular
margin-light fanlight and timber doorcase with corner-shafts with
rings. Broad flat hood on large shaped brackets. Rear parts
have similar sash windows but 2-light casements light attics.
(Pevsner (1977)118: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3627229355

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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