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23 and 24, Bancroft, Hitchin

Description: 23 and 24, Bancroft

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161413

OS Grid Reference: TL1850929395
OS Grid Coordinates: 518509, 229395
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9504, -0.2770

Location: Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1JW

Locality: Hitchin
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 1JW

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Listing Text

1. (westside)
5255 NoS 23 & 24

TL 1829 SE 4/16 13.4.51.


C17 house of 2 storeys, the upper storey overhanging and supported at
intervals by canted bays projecting from ground level. Carved wooden
cornice below tiled gambrel roof with four dormers (Yorkshire lights).
Plastered facade, 4 C18 windows, each of turn sashes in a single broad
frame. Two doors, each of six panels (top pair glazed, remainder fielded).
Separate section at one end contains a carriage-way, within which can
be seen the old halftimber construction. No 24 has Neogeorgian shop bow
windows and glazed door. No 23 has canted bay and C19 shop window.

Nos 21 to 28 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1850929395

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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