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29-39, High Street, Hunsdon

Description: 29-39, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159982

OS Grid Reference: TL4171914094
OS Grid Coordinates: 541719, 214094
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8075, 0.0542

Location: High Street, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8NH

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
Hunsdon village

7/21 Nos 29, 31, 33,
35, 37 and 39


Block of 6 houses. Mid C19 (but not on Tithe Map of 1842 (HRO))
for Edmund Calvert (HLHS (1979) 37). Timberframed and plastered
under steep old red tile gabled roofs. A formerly symmetrical E-
shaped Gothic terrace of 6 estate houses, but lefthand cross wing
rebuilt differently, after a fire. One and a half storeys
generally with a gabled dormer over the front room window of each
house. 2 storeys gabled projecting house in the centre and at N
end with a window central on each floor. Flush boxed sash -
windows with moulded architraves and 4/8 panes. Central gable
has door on left of window but N cross wing has a side entrance
under a steep tiled lean-to porch with cusped bargeboard matching
those of all the gables and gabled dormers. Plank doors with
moulded architraves. 3 large square red brick central chimneys
each with 8 flues. Lower 2 storeys pitched roof bathroom wings
at rear. A picturesque group of Cl9 Gothic estate houses,
little-altered. an important part of the group around the
Village Hall in the middle of the village Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4171214084

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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