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96-98, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.95 / 51°56'59"N

Longitude: -0.021 / 0°1'15"W

OS Eastings: 536104

OS Northings: 229793

OS Grid: TL361297

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.MJ2

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.L78Z

Entry Name: 96-98, High Street

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159775

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

TL 3629

HIGH STREET (east side),
Nos. 96-98

(Formerly listed as No 96 High Street)


House. Circa 1500, hall heightened in mid C17, refronted and
gables altered in C19. Timber frame on stuccoed sill, roughcast
with weatherboarded 1st floor at rear and apron remaining at N
end. Very steep old red tile hipped roof, with thatched rear
wing at SE. An open-hall house alongside road built with 2-bay
hall flanked by narrow cross-wings of 2-bays. S wing originally
axially divided on Ground floor for pantry and buttery, and later
extended to rear. W front has 3 divisions with irregular
fenestration of flush casement windows. Large central chimney a
third from S end rises through front slope of roof. Later
chimney to parlour (N) end. Door at RH end of front has a flat
hood on shaped brackets, and a similar door at N. Interior has
crown-post roof surviving in S wing, unusual early mouldings in
the hall, chamfered arched braces rising through the inserted
floor of chamfered and stopped joists and beams, unusually of
different construction in each bay of the hall. Jettied thatched
wing with external lateral chimney. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3610429793

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