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53 53a 55, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9475 / 51°56'51"N

Longitude: -0.0196 / 0°1'10"W

OS Eastings: 536205

OS Northings: 229522

OS Grid: TL362295

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.V5N

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.L9ZW

Entry Name: 53 53a 55, High Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159791

Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Buntingford

Built-Up Area: Buntingford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Layston with Buntingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/51 Nos 53, 53A, 55
(formerly listed as Nos 53 and 55)


House, now 2 shops and a house. C17 or earlier, front altered in
2 stages in C18, C19 shop front to No 53, C20 recessed shopfront
to No 55. Timber frame plastered with steep old red tile roofs.
A large 2-storeys, U-plan group with street range facing E. Rear
wing at SW (No 53A) entered from a narrow passage from the street
through the street range, and another wing at NW. Front in 2
parts. S part (No 53) has 3 upper windows under a bold eaves
cornice. Square-headed flush box sash windows with moulded
architrave and 6/6 panes. Good early C19 shopfront with paired
pilasters, full entablature, central double glazed doors, and
shop windows in many places. N part (No 55) has three upper
windows under same bold cornice. Segmental headed sashes
similar to No 53 but with keystones. Shopfront recessed behind 2
iron posts under a simple fascia. Central double glazed doors
and shop windows of many panes over brick stallriser. Front
range has had a central chimney removed from a position a third
from S end. Internal gable chimneys to each end. (RCHM
(1911)140 No 15).

Listing NGR: TL3619229527

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

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