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White Hart House, and Number 89, Buntingford

Description: White Hart House, and Number 89

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159802

OS Grid Reference: TL3612929688
OS Grid Coordinates: 536129, 229688
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9490, -0.0207

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)

7/62 No 87 (White Hart House),
and No 89
22.2.67 (formerly listed as Nos 87 and 89)


House, sometime The White Hart Inn, now 2 houses. C17 or earlier
N crosswing (No 89), the rest C19. Timber frame on painted brick
sill to N wing, roughcast with applied half timbering to front
above jetty. Red brick ground floor and half-timbered elevation
above jetty in later parts. Steep old red tile roofs. A H-plan,
2 storeys house facing E with lower ancient N crosswing, central
chimney a third from N end, and gabled and jettied S wing. Each
house has 2 windows on each floor and door into middle part
beside a crosswing. C19 3-light mullioned and transomed flush
casement windows in each gable and flanking the door of No 87.
Similar 2-light window to left of door to No 89 and canted brick
early C18 bay window with leaded glazing under high jetty of N
wing. This has heavy bull-nosed joists and knee braces
indicating a former door to left of bay window. Plaster coved
cornice to jetty of middle part: shaped ends to upright joists
to jetty of S wing. 6-panel early C19 door to No 89 up 2 steps
inreeded doorcase with flat hood on shaped brackets. Half-
glazed 6-panel door to No 87 with broad flat hood carried on
heavy brackets springing from posts flanking door. 2 steps.
(RCHM (1911) 140 No 18).

Listing NGR: TL3612929688

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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