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Latitude: 51.9884 / 51°59'18"N
Longitude: -0.1918 / 0°11'30"W
OS Eastings: 524264
OS Northings: 233756
OS Grid: TL242337
Mapcode National: GBR J6Y.6CL
Mapcode Global: VHGNM.M9H1
Entry Name: 43-53, Hitchin Street
Listing Date: 18 September 1967
Last Amended: 15 August 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347621
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161670
Location: North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG7
District: North Hertfordshire
Town: North Hertfordshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Baldock Town
Built-Up Area: Baldock
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Baldock
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
1. (South East Side)
Nos 43 to 53 (odd)
[Formerly listed as
No 37 (The Wilderness)]
TL 2433 NW 1/28 18.9.67.
C18 house and wings, now sub-divided. Red brick centre 5 windows wide
of 3 storeys with first floor band, eaves entablature, roof parapet.
Pale grey brickwork at angles with quoins above ground floor, pilasters.
Sashes with glazing bars in reveals under flat arches. Central wooden
porch with fluted Doric pillars and pilasters, entablature with triple
keystone, from which formerly projected an early C19 iron lamp; narrow
round arched side windows. Tall door of 8 fielded panels in rusticated
surround. East side elevation plaque bears date 1735. Main block said
to contain 3 earlier C18 panelled rooms, 1 on ground floor, 2 on first.
2 storey east wing has 4 sash windows. West wing of 2 storeys and attics
has 5 sash windows, 4 box dormers in Welsh slated roof behind parapet
and corbelled cornice.
Nos 1, 1B 3, 5, 7, 17, 19, 23, to 31, (odd), 31A, 33, 33A, 35 and 43 to 57
(odd) form a group.
Listing NGR: TL2426433756
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