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Bela Down House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8074 / 51°48'26"N

Longitude: 0.0537 / 0°3'13"E

OS Eastings: 541686

OS Northings: 214080

OS Grid: TL416140

Mapcode National: GBR LD1.NDD

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.WT8T

Entry Name: Bela Down House

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159980

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Built-Up Area: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)
Hunsdon village

7/19 No 17 (Bela Down
House) and No 19


Block of 2 houses. Mid C19 probably built as 2 similar houses, E.
quarter now No 19. Timberframed plastered house of 2 storeys and
4 windows, under a hipped slate roof with 2 symmetrical central
red brick chimneys. Central gabled enclosed porch with panelled
door and Tuscan pilasters with simple pediment. Flush sash
windows with 2/2 panes. Larger 4-light window to Ground floor on
W end of front, possibly set in a blocked doorway to the former
carpenter's shop. W end was a Post Office with modern panelled
door in C19 moulded doorcase next to the .W corner. Unusual 8-
paned sliding windows to 1st floor at rear. A picturesque
plastered C19 village house important to the streetscene and part
of the varied group of plastered houses in the middle of the
village Conservation Area. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL4168614080

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