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52, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9484 / 51°56'54"N

Longitude: -0.0196 / 0°1'10"W

OS Eastings: 536206

OS Northings: 229624

OS Grid: TL362296

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.V5B

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.M905

Entry Name: 52, High Street

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159765

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

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7/23 No 52



House. Circa 1700, altered early C19, N part of front early C20
replacing a butcher's shop. Composite construction of timber
frame roughcast but red and blue chequered brick front to S part
of street front. Red brick later N part. Steep old red tile
roof. A 2 storeys and cellars, 3-cells, central chimney plan
house facing W. Chimney altered for a through passage in early
C19. Front in 2 parts. Longer and earlier S part with blue
headers a symmetrical composition of 3 windows and central door
with plinth, floor band and red gauged brick flat arches . Flush
box sashed upper window with 6/6 panes and moulded architraves.
Lower windows flanking door widened in early C19 for recessed
triple sash windows with plastered reveals, reeded mullions and
small panes. 6-panel door with glazed top panels, moulded middle
and flush beaded bottom panels. 2 steps up. Moulded eared
surround with frieze and dentilled triangular pediment. Shorter
N part of front has matching floorband and plinth. A recessed
sash window on each floor with 2/2 panes and flat arch, an half-
glazed door with fanlight, and a 4-panel flush-beaded passage-
door at N end. Sun firemark No 154532 on older part of front
dates from a policy of 1756. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3620629624

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