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The Old Clock Tower and Number 63, Buntingford

Description: The Old Clock Tower and Number 63

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 159794

OS Grid Reference: TL3617429577
OS Grid Coordinates: 536174, 229577
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9480, -0.0201

Location: High Street, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AE

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

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Listing Text

(west side)


19.10.51 The Old Clock Tower and
- No 63


Clockhouse over footway, and adjoining Inn, now offices.
Clockhouse said to be C16, restored in C19. Supported at N on
mid C19 Inn. Clockhouse timber framed roughcast, rear and sides
of turret weatherboarded and louvred. Old red tile roofs. A
square gabled turret with clockface framed on E face (single
hand) under a pointed louvred opening framed with square head in
apex of steep gable with frilly bargeboard surmounted by a pole
and windvane. The turret rises from the pitched roof of a
bridge-buildinghigh over the passageway with a small-paned fixed
window on E. No 63 has a high-level loft connecting with the
rear of the bridge building. Polychrome brick decoration to grey
brick inn formerly The Angel Inn. A 2 storeys, slate roofed, L-
plan building facing E. Symmetrical front with 3 upper pointed
windows linked by blind arcade, chamfered brick floor band with
name engraved in Lombardic capitals in stone inset over central
round arched door with 2 stepped orders. Flanking triple round-
arched windows with cast iron columns replacing mullions.
Chamfered plinth. Large decorative wrought iron bracket for inn
sign. Ornamental cresting to roof ridge. Grey gault brick
chimneys with grouped octagonal shafts and red brick caps and
bases. (RCHM (1911) 140 No 16).

Listing NGR: TL3617229580

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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