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15, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.871 / 51°52'15"N

Longitude: 0.1595 / 0°9'34"E

OS Eastings: 548769

OS Northings: 221359

OS Grid: TL487213

Mapcode National: GBR LCD.R4T

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.Q75K

Entry Name: 15, Market Street

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160947

Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bishops Stortford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(East Side)

No 15
TL 4821 SE:3/101


C17 brick, remodelled mid/late C19 probably by G E Pritchett, extended in 1890 by
G E Pritchett in same style, incorporating early C17 timber-framed house in Devoils
Lane. Painted stucco in Italianate style, old tile and slate roofs. L-plan with
single-storey extension in south corner. Three storeys. Parapetted over modillioned
cornice. Round-headed sash windows in elaborate surrounds, those of first floor are
single light with panelled pilasters and moulded architraves and keystones. Second
floor windows are mainly 2-light in apron frames with pilasters and plain heads.
Projecting chimney on south with sunken lancet panels at top. Single-storey canted
bay on south with pilastered ground floor and parapet of cast iron railings between
moulded pedestals. Similar single-storey extension on east which adjoins early C17
gable end. This is 2 1/2 storeys, slate roof, with round-headed, 2-light, ground and
first floor windows. The property was remodelled as Bishops Stortford's first Head
Post Office in 1890 and has important townscape value in Devoils Lane and Market

Listing NGR: TL4876921359

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