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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 49 51, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1101311



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Buntingford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jul-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159790

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7/50 Nos 49, and 51

22.2.67 (formerly listed as No 49 No51 (Manchester House) GV II

House, now 2 shops. C16 or earlier, front altered c1741 (date on rainwater head noted by RCHM c1910), and in C19. Timber frame roughcast, on upper part of front plaster lined as ashlar, dark weatherboarding on N wall of carriageway. Steep old red tile roofs. A long 2-storeys L-shaped building, jettied to the street and with a carriageway through to the rear. Triple division of front with higher jetty in centre with 3 3-light flush mullioned and transomed windows over. Lower-jettied parts at each end with 2 tall segmental headed flush box sash windows with keystones to moulded architraves below wide plastered eaves soffit. Fine wide moulded Tudor arch with carved spandrels to carriageway. C19 shopfront to left with central entrance, fascia and arched headed lights in windows. Early C20 shop window to S end: 2 rectangular small shop windows above continuous sill at N end. Rear wing weatherboarded above plastered Ground floors. Long 2- storeys white weatherboarded range behind No 49. Side-purlin 2 storeys gabled NW wing to No 51 linkedto timber-frame, brick nogged, slated hipped granary. C18 rear wing in angle beyond stair tower. Early C18 projecting S gable chimney with tumbled offsets. Heavy moulded beams over central part of Ground floor. (RCHM (1911)140 No 14).

Listing NGR: TL3620729513

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 36207 29513


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