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15-17, Tilehouse Street, Hitchin

Description: 15-17, Tilehouse Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161558

OS Grid Reference: TL1827828928
OS Grid Coordinates: 518278, 228928
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9463, -0.2805

Location: Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 2DU

Locality: Hitchin
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 2DU

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 15 to 17 (consec)
TL 1828 NW 2/76 13.4.51


Late C18 brick houses of 2 storeys beneath a steep half hipped tile roof
with three square dormers. 6 windows to upper floor, in broad frames
almost flush; ground floor, plain reveals, large panes and glazing divisions
of circa 1830. The main features are three identical carved wooden doorcases
on the top of pairs of atone steps; plain pilasters, 'hexglyphs' below
flattened paterae, compressed ball and reed cornice belay flat moulded
hood, fielded panels in the soffit and upper half of the reveals that
enclose doors with four fielded panels in the upper half below oblong
fanlights of late Adam type design.

Nos 1 to 17 (consec). Nos 19 to 32 (consec) and Nos 35 to 40 (consec)
form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1827828928

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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