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Rhodes' Birthplace Museum, Bishop's Stortford

Description: Rhodes' Birthplace Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 160968

OS Grid Reference: TL4910120539
OS Grid Coordinates: 549101, 220539
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8635, 0.1640

Location: 5 S Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 3YR

Locality: Bishop's Stortford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 3YR

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Listing Text

(East Side)

Rhodes' Birthplace
TL 42 SE:6/75 18.10.49


Early C19 pair of houses, now one. Painted stucco, felt covered slate roof. Three
storeys. Two symmetrical 3 window units, each with slightly projecting middle bay.
These have panelled doors flanked by square pilasters and entablature over, and first
floor windows with architrave surrounds and shallow pediments on consoles. Broad
pilasters at ends and centre of whole block and continuous architrave beneath eaves.
Old sash windows. Birthplace of Cecil Rhodes on south (5 July 1853). Extensive
modern museum and conference hall additions at rear.

Listing NGR: TL4910120539

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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