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THE OLD CLOCK TOWER AND NUMBER 63

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: THE OLD CLOCK TOWER AND NUMBER 63

List entry Number: 1101314

Location

THE OLD CLOCK TOWER AND NUMBER 63, 63, 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: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159794

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET (west side)

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19.10.51 The Old Clock Tower and - No 63

GV II

Clockhouse over footway, and adjoining Inn, now offices. Clockhouse said to be C16, restored in C19. Supported at N on mid C19 Inn. Clockhouse timber framed roughcast, rear and sides of turret weatherboarded and louvred. Old red tile roofs. A square gabled turret with clockface framed on E face (single hand) under a pointed louvred opening framed with square head in apex of steep gable with frilly bargeboard surmounted by a pole and windvane. The turret rises from the pitched roof of a bridge-buildinghigh over the passageway with a small-paned fixed window on E. No 63 has a high-level loft connecting with the rear of the bridge building. Polychrome brick decoration to grey brick inn formerly The Angel Inn. A 2 storeys, slate roofed, L- plan building facing E. Symmetrical front with 3 upper pointed windows linked by blind arcade, chamfered brick floor band with name engraved in Lombardic capitals in stone inset over central round arched door with 2 stepped orders. Flanking triple round- arched windows with cast iron columns replacing mullions. Chamfered plinth. Large decorative wrought iron bracket for inn sign. Ornamental cresting to roof ridge. Grey gault brick chimneys with grouped octagonal shafts and red brick caps and bases. (RCHM (1911) 140 No 16).

Listing NGR: TL3617229580

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 36174 29577

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