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49 51, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9474 / 51°56'50"N

Longitude: -0.0196 / 0°1'10"W

OS Eastings: 536207

OS Northings: 229513

OS Grid: TL362295

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.V5P

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.L9ZX

Entry Name: 49 51, High Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159790

Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Buntingford

Built-Up Area: Buntingford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Layston with Buntingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET
(west side)

7/50 Nos 49, and 51

22.2.67 (formerly listed as No 49
No51 (Manchester House)
GV II


House, now 2 shops. C16 or earlier, front altered c1741 (date on
rainwater head noted by RCHM c1910), and in C19. Timber frame
roughcast, on upper part of front plaster lined as ashlar, dark
weatherboarding on N wall of carriageway. Steep old red tile
roofs. A long 2-storeys L-shaped building, jettied to the street
and with a carriageway through to the rear. Triple division of
front with higher jetty in centre with 3 3-light flush mullioned
and transomed windows over. Lower-jettied parts at each end with
2 tall segmental headed flush box sash windows with keystones to
moulded architraves below wide plastered eaves soffit. Fine wide
moulded Tudor arch with carved spandrels to carriageway. C19
shopfront to left with central entrance, fascia and arched headed
lights in windows. Early C20 shop window to S end: 2
rectangular small shop windows above continuous sill at N end.
Rear wing weatherboarded above plastered Ground floors. Long 2-
storeys white weatherboarded range behind No 49. Side-purlin 2
storeys gabled NW wing to No 51 linkedto timber-frame, brick
nogged, slated hipped granary. C18 rear wing in angle beyond
stair tower. Early C18 projecting S gable chimney with tumbled
offsets. Heavy moulded beams over central part of Ground floor.
(RCHM (1911)140 No 14).


Listing NGR: TL3620729513

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