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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.


List entry Number: 1101597



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bishop's Stortford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Oct-1962

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160894

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1. 5253 BRIDGE STREET (North Side)

No 11 (Handscombs Ltd Ironmongers)

TL 4821 SE:3/6 18.10.49


2. Early C17, restored pargetted front, old red tile roof. Two storeys. Ground floor has good early C19 double projecting shop front, 40 panes each side. Double central door with lozenge "chinoiserie" panes. Three first floor sash windows and one modern oriel. Four hipped roofs to street. Modern shop front on east side ground floor. Interior. Exposed ceiling timber beams behind old shop front. Plaster ceiling with Bishop of London motifs behind modern shop front. Large amount of exposed wall and ceiling timbers and some repositioned contemporary oak panelling on first floor. No 11 continues on west in an early/mid C19 painted brick (formerly No 9). Three storeys, one window elevation with hipped slate roof. Double-hung first floor and single second floor sash windows.

Listing NGR: TL4879621448

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National Grid Reference: TL 48796 21448


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