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Statutory Address:

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

East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 48165 14887


BELL STREET 1. 5253 (North Side) TL 4816 1488:3/16 No 7 (The Pharmacy) II GV 2. Later C17. Tall plastered house with steep roof and 2 shopfronts, 2 storeys and attics, 5 windows. 2 gable chimney stacks in red brick, internal on E and external on W. Small rear wing at W end, 2 storeys with internal lateral stack. Old red tile roofs. Timberframed plastered and lined as ashlar. Bellcast to eaves at front. Canted soffit boards supported on broad plaster cove which is returned before corners and breaks forward over each window, C18 flush box sashes with moulded architraves, thick glazing bars and 6/6 panes of crown glass, central door removed and 2 early C19 shopfronts now linked. W one pilastered and has continuous entablature supported on acanthus decorated brackets. Returns along the W gable up to the chimney. Plinth breaks forward under pilasters. Narrow panelled soffit to continuous cornice. E shopfront has similar pilasters and details but plain scrolled brackets. Attics lit at front by 1 gabled dormer. Leaded-light wooden casements to this and W gable window. Prominent when entering town from W.

Listing NGR: TL4816514887


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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: 01 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/02865/09
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