56, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101345
Date first listed:
22-Feb-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
56, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
56, 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 36184 29634

Details

TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD HIGH STREET (east side)

7/24 No 56 (formerly listed as 22.2.67 The Tudor House)

GV II

House. C16, interior altered early C18, and early C19. Timber frame plastered with steep old red tile roofs. A 2 storeys and cellars house 3 windows wide facing W, with a continuous front jetty and rear wings at NE and SE. Tall red brick chimneys at S gable and a third from N end, rise through front roof slope. The symmetrical front has boxed eaves, 3 flush C19 casement upper windows with moulded surrounds, colour-washed lead panel with raised floral ornament as apron to middle window, a deep plaster cove under the jetty returned at the ends, central battened and studded door with fluted pilasters and small open pediment on foliate brackets and winged head over moulded surround, flanked by flush triple-sash windows with moulded surround and small panes. Interior has soot-blackened, 3-bay, crown-post roof with square posts and long curved 'braces to collar-purlin, clasped- purlin roof in rear wing with inclined queen-posts, curved tension braces in rear wall on Ground floor at N, C18 panelled S room on Ground floor with 4-panel section of linnenfold panelling over fireplace, C18 panelled S room on 1st floor with moulded cornice, 2-panel doors with ovolo moulding and H-hinges.

Listing NGR: TL3618429634

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159766
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 21 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06618/37
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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