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Bridewell House, (On South Corner of Little Lane)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9493 / 51°56'57"N

Longitude: -0.0183 / 0°1'5"W

OS Eastings: 536292

OS Northings: 229725

OS Grid: TL362297

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.N6F

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.M8PH

Entry Name: Bridewell House, (On South Corner of Little Lane)

Listing Date: 19 October 1957

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159819

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 WYDDIAL ROAD
(west side)

7/86 Bridewell House,
(on S corner of Little
19.10.57 Lane)
(formerly listed as The Old
GV II Bridewell)


House. Said to be built in 1491, the Waggon & Horses Inn before
1700, used as bridewell up to 1843, then as 2 cottages.
Renovated 1939, W extension 1950, later S garage wing. Timber
frame on stuccoed sill, plastered with panelled pargetting.
Steep tiled roof. A 2-storeys, 4 windows long house facing E,
with central chimney and lobby entry a third from S end, and a
smaller central chimney serving the narrow N bay. Flush casement
windows of horizontal proportions with large windows on Ground
floor. Pointed head to battened door. Chimneyhead has 2 stumpy
shafts. Interior has brick open fireplace.


Listing NGR: TL3629229725

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

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