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2, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in St Margarets, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7886 / 51°47'19"N

Longitude: 0.0084 / 0°0'30"E

OS Eastings: 538617

OS Northings: 211905

OS Grid: TL386119

Mapcode National: GBR KBV.WF4

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.398P

Entry Name: 2, High Street

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355915

Location: Stanstead Abbots, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Built-Up Area: St Margarets

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)
Stanstead Abbots village
13/17 No 2
(Formerly listed as The Pied
24.1.67 Bull Public House)


House, now offices. Late C17 refronted c1715, extended to sides
in C18, extensions refronted in keeping with centre in C19. A 2-
storeys and attics 'Queen Anne' red brick house 3-windows wide
with a steep old red tiled roof with hipped dormers. Rear and
end walls now roughcast. Originally a symmetrical 2-room plan
with central passage and small square stair tower at rear. 1-
storey gabled rear wing with large projects side chimney with
diagonally set square shaft. One late C17 cross window with
leaded glazing and iron casement survives on rear wall at upper
level. Eaves cornice to 2-light hipped dormer at rear. Lower 2-
storey extension to E and W, the latter with a yet lower double
gabled rear wing. Fine red brick parapeted front, hiding 2 2-
light hipped dormers. Slightly asymmetrical placing of openings.
Low plastered plinth. Floor band in rubbed brick and dentilled
cornice. Flat arches, window jambs and corners all in red
gauged brick. Slightly recessed box sashes with moulded
architrave and 6/6 panes. Door in middle has moulded flat hood
on large shaped brackets sitting uncomfortably between plain
pilasters. Double doors and fanlight probably C19. Parapet
roughcast below stone coping. Lower extension each side, set
back slightly, have roughcast parapets to tiled roofs but
brackets C19 moulded brick cornices at lower level. No features
on left but floor band, 2 recessed sash windows and door with
hood similar to centre. This flanked by 2 narrower sash windows
with gauged arches. Large wrought iron bracket for inn sign at
junction of centre with W extension.

Listing NGR: TL3861711905

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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