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Bridgefoot House and Town Council Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9457 / 51°56'44"N

Longitude: -0.0168 / 0°1'0"W

OS Eastings: 536406

OS Northings: 229329

OS Grid: TL364293

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.W13

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.NCH7

Entry Name: Bridgefoot House and Town Council Offices

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159816

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

(east side)

7/2 Bridgefoot house
and Town Council Offices


Buntingford Union Workhouse, now hostel, halls and offices. 1836,
SW wing added 1872 as board room, clerk's office and large dining
room. Yellow brick with red brick at rear, and slate roofs. A
large symmetrical building facing W with projecting centre of a
high basement and 2 storeys, and 2 storeys wings. 2 storeys 1872
extension (Town Council Offices) in matching materials, attached
at SW corner. Heavy dentilled brick cornice and central
pediment. 1:3:3:3:1 windows to main front. SW extension of 5
windows with 2 windows across pedimented W end. Recessed
pivotting wooden windows with small panes. Margin-light sash
windows to extension with glazed canopy along N side. Main
entrance by 6-panel moulded door up 9 steps in stucco Doric
pilastered surround with full entablature. Built to serve the 16
surrounding parishes and to hold 160 inmates. (Kelly (1914)75:
Pevsner (1977) 119).

Listing NGR: TL3640629329

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