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Bridewell House, (On South Corner of Little Lane), Buntingford

Description: Bridewell House, (On South Corner of Little Lane)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 159819

OS Grid Reference: TL3629229725
OS Grid Coordinates: 536292, 229725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9493, -0.0183

Location: Wyddial Road, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AX

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/86 Bridewell House,
(on S corner of Little
19.10.57 Lane)
(formerly listed as The Old
GV II Bridewell)

House. Said to be built in 1491, the Waggon & Horses Inn before
1700, used as bridewell up to 1843, then as 2 cottages.
Renovated 1939, W extension 1950, later S garage wing. Timber
frame on stuccoed sill, plastered with panelled pargetting.
Steep tiled roof. A 2-storeys, 4 windows long house facing E,
with central chimney and lobby entry a third from S end, and a
smaller central chimney serving the narrow N bay. Flush casement
windows of horizontal proportions with large windows on Ground
floor. Pointed head to battened door. Chimneyhead has 2 stumpy
shafts. Interior has brick open fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL3629229725

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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