History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

53 53a 55, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9475 / 51°56'51"N

Longitude: -0.0196 / 0°1'10"W

OS Eastings: 536205

OS Northings: 229522

OS Grid: TL362295

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.V5N

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.L9ZW

Entry Name: 53 53a 55, High Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159791

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

Find accommodation in
Cottered

Listing Text

TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET
(west side)

7/51 Nos 53, 53A, 55
(formerly listed as Nos 53 and 55)
22.2.67

GV II


House, now 2 shops and a house. C17 or earlier, front altered in
2 stages in C18, C19 shop front to No 53, C20 recessed shopfront
to No 55. Timber frame plastered with steep old red tile roofs.
A large 2-storeys, U-plan group with street range facing E. Rear
wing at SW (No 53A) entered from a narrow passage from the street
through the street range, and another wing at NW. Front in 2
parts. S part (No 53) has 3 upper windows under a bold eaves
cornice. Square-headed flush box sash windows with moulded
architrave and 6/6 panes. Good early C19 shopfront with paired
pilasters, full entablature, central double glazed doors, and
shop windows in many places. N part (No 55) has three upper
windows under same bold cornice. Segmental headed sashes
similar to No 53 but with keystones. Shopfront recessed behind 2
iron posts under a simple fascia. Central double glazed doors
and shop windows of many panes over brick stallriser. Front
range has had a central chimney removed from a position a third
from S end. Internal gable chimneys to each end. (RCHM
(1911)140 No 15).


Listing NGR: TL3619229527

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.