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Handscombs Ltd Ironmongers, Bishop's Stortford

Description: Handscombs Ltd Ironmongers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 July 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 160894

OS Grid Reference: TL4879621448
OS Grid Coordinates: 548796, 221448
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8718, 0.1599

Location: 10 Water Lane, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 2JX

Locality: Bishop's Stortford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 2JX

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Listing Text

(North Side)

No 11
(Handscombs Ltd

TL 4821 SE:3/6 18.10.49


Early C17, restored pargetted front, old red tile roof. Two storeys. Ground floor
has good early C19 double projecting shop front, 40 panes each side. Double central
door with lozenge "chinoiserie" panes. Three first floor sash windows and one modern
oriel. Four hipped roofs to street. Modern shop front on east side ground floor.
Interior. Exposed ceiling timber beams behind old shop front. Plaster ceiling with
Bishop of London motifs behind modern shop front. Large amount of exposed wall and
ceiling timbers and some repositioned contemporary oak panelling on first floor.
No 11 continues on west in an early/mid C19 painted brick (formerly No 9). Three
storeys, one window elevation with hipped slate roof. Double-hung first floor and
single second floor sash windows.

Listing NGR: TL4879621448

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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