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The Old Clock Tower and Number 63

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.948 / 51°56'52"N

Longitude: -0.0201 / 0°1'12"W

OS Eastings: 536174

OS Northings: 229577

OS Grid: TL361295

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.V1L

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.L9RH

Entry Name: The Old Clock Tower and Number 63

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159794

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)

7/54

19.10.51 The Old Clock Tower and
- No 63

GV II


Clockhouse over footway, and adjoining Inn, now offices.
Clockhouse said to be C16, restored in C19. Supported at N on
mid C19 Inn. Clockhouse timber framed roughcast, rear and sides
of turret weatherboarded and louvred. Old red tile roofs. A
square gabled turret with clockface framed on E face (single
hand) under a pointed louvred opening framed with square head in
apex of steep gable with frilly bargeboard surmounted by a pole
and windvane. The turret rises from the pitched roof of a
bridge-buildinghigh over the passageway with a small-paned fixed
window on E. No 63 has a high-level loft connecting with the
rear of the bridge building. Polychrome brick decoration to grey
brick inn formerly The Angel Inn. A 2 storeys, slate roofed, L-
plan building facing E. Symmetrical front with 3 upper pointed
windows linked by blind arcade, chamfered brick floor band with
name engraved in Lombardic capitals in stone inset over central
round arched door with 2 stepped orders. Flanking triple round-
arched windows with cast iron columns replacing mullions.
Chamfered plinth. Large decorative wrought iron bracket for inn
sign. Ornamental cresting to roof ridge. Grey gault brick
chimneys with grouped octagonal shafts and red brick caps and
bases. (RCHM (1911) 140 No 16).


Listing NGR: TL3617229580

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