96-98, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101348
Date first listed:
06-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
96-98, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
96-98, 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 36104 29793

Details

TL 3629 7/33

BUNTINGFORD, HIGH STREET (east side), Nos. 96-98

(Formerly listed as No 96 High Street)

GV II

House. Circa 1500, hall heightened in mid C17, refronted and gables altered in C19. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, roughcast with weatherboarded 1st floor at rear and apron remaining at N end. Very steep old red tile hipped roof, with thatched rear wing at SE. An open-hall house alongside road built with 2-bay hall flanked by narrow cross-wings of 2-bays. S wing originally axially divided on Ground floor for pantry and buttery, and later extended to rear. W front has 3 divisions with irregular fenestration of flush casement windows. Large central chimney a third from S end rises through front slope of roof. Later chimney to parlour (N) end. Door at RH end of front has a flat hood on shaped brackets, and a similar door at N. Interior has crown-post roof surviving in S wing, unusual early mouldings in the hall, chamfered arched braces rising through the inserted floor of chamfered and stopped joists and beams, unusually of different construction in each bay of the hall. Jettied thatched wing with external lateral chimney. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3610429793

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
159775
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.

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Date: 31 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06619/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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