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49 51, High Street, Buntingford

Description: 49 51, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159790

OS Grid Reference: TL3620729513
OS Grid Coordinates: 536207, 229513
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9474, -0.0196

Location: 57 High Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AD

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/50 Nos 49, and 51

22.2.67 (formerly listed as No 49
No51 (Manchester House)

House, now 2 shops. C16 or earlier, front altered c1741 (date on
rainwater head noted by RCHM c1910), and in C19. Timber frame
roughcast, on upper part of front plaster lined as ashlar, dark
weatherboarding on N wall of carriageway. Steep old red tile
roofs. A long 2-storeys L-shaped building, jettied to the street
and with a carriageway through to the rear. Triple division of
front with higher jetty in centre with 3 3-light flush mullioned
and transomed windows over. Lower-jettied parts at each end with
2 tall segmental headed flush box sash windows with keystones to
moulded architraves below wide plastered eaves soffit. Fine wide
moulded Tudor arch with carved spandrels to carriageway. C19
shopfront to left with central entrance, fascia and arched headed
lights in windows. Early C20 shop window to S end: 2
rectangular small shop windows above continuous sill at N end.
Rear wing weatherboarded above plastered Ground floors. Long 2-
storeys white weatherboarded range behind No 49. Side-purlin 2
storeys gabled NW wing to No 51 linkedto timber-frame, brick
nogged, slated hipped granary. C18 rear wing in angle beyond
stair tower. Early C18 projecting S gable chimney with tumbled
offsets. Heavy moulded beams over central part of Ground floor.
(RCHM (1911)140 No 14).

Listing NGR: TL3620729513

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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