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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: 1176189



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-Oct-1949

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160934

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List entry Description

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1. 5253 HIGH STREET (North Side)

No 30 (Boar's Head Inn) TL 4821 SE:3/32 18.10.49


2. C15 and late C16 exposed timber frame, altered C18 and early C19. Cement rendered ground floor, old red tile steep-pitched roofs. Two and a half storeys. Nearly symmetrical street front of 2 outer gable ends, jettied at first floor and centre gable in recessed middle. Central door is flanked by quadrant bays with curved early C19 sash windows. Canted C18 sash window bays beneath jetties, and C15 blocked 4 centre arch door on west ground floor. West first floor has diagonal and curved timbers and original cusped bargeboard. Leaded oak mullioned window centre first floor and blocked window to west; others modern leaded casements. East elevation has C17 brick chimney stack with 3 diagonal shafts, C18 sash and C19 casement windows. Interior. Ground floor open brick fireplace with crenellated oak beam. Heaviest exposed timbers on west bay which is oldest part of house. (RCHM (1911) 64).

Listing NGR: TL4859821372

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 48598 21372


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