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Finlay House

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.946 / 51°56'45"N

Longitude: -0.0187 / 0°1'7"W

OS Eastings: 536272

OS Northings: 229355

OS Grid: TL362293

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.VFX

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.MCG1

Entry Name: Finlay House

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159782

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

(west side)

7/42 No 19 (Finlay House)
(formerly listed as No 19)


House. Early C18, interior altered early C19. Timber frame
roughcast. with contemporary red brick front. Steep old red tile
roofs. 2-storeys and attics T-plan house facing E with rear wing
extending as kitchen wing and stair tower in the S anglewiththe
front wing. Ambitious facade with giant order pilasters on a
high plinth with bold moulded wooden eaves cornice, interrupted
floor band, 3 box-sash upper windows slightly recessed with
moulded architrave and 6/6 panes, 2 similar windows on Ground
floor (restored in C20 with rubbed brick arches), and 6-panel
half-glazed door up 2 stone moulded steps, with rectangular
margin-light fanlight and timber doorcase with corner-shafts with
rings. Broad flat hood on large shaped brackets. Rear parts
have similar sash windows but 2-light casements light attics.
(Pevsner (1977)118: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3627229355

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