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53 53A 55, HIGH STREET

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: 53 53A 55, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1101312


53 53A 55, HIGH STREET

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: 159791

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


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

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 36205 29522


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