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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176506
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159980
Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12
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
TL 4114 HUNSDON HIGH STREET
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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