53 53A 55, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101312
Date first listed:
22-Feb-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
53 53A 55, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
53 53A 55, 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 36205 29522

Details

TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET (west side)

7/51 Nos 53, 53A, 55 (formerly listed as Nos 53 and 55) 22.2.67

GV II

House, now 2 shops and a house. C17 or earlier, front altered in 2 stages in C18, C19 shop front to No 53, C20 recessed shopfront to No 55. Timber frame plastered with steep old red tile roofs. A large 2-storeys, U-plan group with street range facing E. Rear wing at SW (No 53A) entered from a narrow passage from the street through the street range, and another wing at NW. Front in 2 parts. S part (No 53) has 3 upper windows under a bold eaves cornice. Square-headed flush box sash windows with moulded architrave and 6/6 panes. Good early C19 shopfront with paired pilasters, full entablature, central double glazed doors, and shop windows in many places. N part (No 55) has three upper windows under same bold cornice. Segmental headed sashes similar to No 53 but with keystones. Shopfront recessed behind 2 iron posts under a simple fascia. Central double glazed doors and shop windows of many panes over brick stallriser. Front range has had a central chimney removed from a position a third from S end. Internal gable chimneys to each end. (RCHM (1911)140 No 15).

Listing NGR: TL3619229527

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159791
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.

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Date: 20 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15710/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter L. Herring. Source Historic England Archive
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