49 51, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101311
Date first listed:
22-Feb-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
49 51, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
49 51, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Buntingford
National Grid Reference:
TL 36207 29513

Details

TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET (west side)

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
159790
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15710/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter L. Herring. Source Historic England Archive
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