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27 and 28, Sun Street, Hitchin

Description: 27 and 28, Sun Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161545

OS Grid Reference: TL1838628971
OS Grid Coordinates: 518386, 228971
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9466, -0.2790

Location: Sun Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1AH

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 27 & 28
TL1828 NW 2/43

II 13.4.51.

Circa l800. 3 storey building of red brick, with a parapet masking the
roof. 4 windows in shallow reveals. Ground floor of No 27 has excellent
shop-front treatment of a large broad window with curving corners sandwiching
a central door, a broad frieze available for lettering binding the whole
from beneath a very shallow hood. Immediately below the top window of
No 27 runs a large broad label bearing in raised letters 'PRINTING OFFICE'.
No 28 has a simple canted bay window with a alight moulded hood and a
door of six fielded panels below a simple fanlight and hood. The shop
front treatment of No 27 together with the adjacent doorway of No 28 is
punctuated at intervals with a series of slender reeded panels terminated
with smell roundels.

Nos 13 to 34 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1838628971

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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