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Shuttles, Hunsdon

Description: Shuttles

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159968

OS Grid Reference: TL4182114201
OS Grid Coordinates: 541821, 214201
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8085, 0.0557

Location: High Street, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8NT

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8NT

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Listing Text

(east side)
Hunsdon village

7/7 Nos 26 (Shuttle
28, 30 and 32


4 houses. Probably late C17 (4 houses built for widows by
Hunsdon Charity 1697), altered and extended forward after 1842
(setback still on Tithe Map of 1842 (HRO)), shop building (No 32)
at N probably earlier. Timberframed white weatherboarded row of
4 houses with high red brick plinth and M-shaped old red tile
roof. 2 rooms deep and 2 large shared chimneys rising through
the ridge of the front roof. Door remote from the fireplace in
each house and 1 front window to each floor above 1 another.
Continuous dripboard over Ground floor openings with shaped
brackets only at door posts. 2-light small paned wooden casement
windows. Similar window central on shop (No 32) over shop front
with reeded pilasters, with composite capitals supporting a
mutuled cornice direct. Central half-glazed door with moulded
panels, and large 3/4 paned shop window each side. Hipped corner
at N with shop range running back from street. A row of
picturesque weatherboarded timberframed village houses of special
interest. Part of a picturesque group in this part of the
Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4182114201

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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