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Latitude: 51.9467 / 51°56'48"N
Longitude: -0.2785 / 0°16'42"W
OS Eastings: 518419
OS Northings: 228977
OS Grid: TL184289
Mapcode National: GBR H5W.VT9
Mapcode Global: VHGNS.4B4H
Plus Code: 9C3XWPWC+MJ
Entry Name: The Sun Hotel
Listing Date: 13 April 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102139
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161531
Location: North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5
District: North Hertfordshire
Town: North Hertfordshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Hitchin Highbury
Built-Up Area: Hitchin
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hitchin
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5255 SUN STREET
No 4 (The Sun Hotel)
TL 1828 NW 2/44
Circa 1700. 3 storey building in blue bric, dressed with red. Moulded
wooden eaves, recessed for every window-head, below steep hipped tile
roof. Strings between floors. 9 windows in broad flush frames, the lower
2 storeys slightly curved, those in the ground floor protected by outside
shutters of fielded panelling. Broad central carriage-way to yard behind.
Braced strut of wrought iron for the inn sign ended with a painted bunch
of grapes in wrought iron; now removed.
Considerable buildings at the back of the inn present facades of half-timbering
or of later, Georgian, construction. In particular, a large block contains
an assembly room on the first floor beneath a hipped tile roof, three
big C18 sashed windows open onto the courtyard and a single coved plaster
cornice runs round the outer faces of this block. RCHM, page 120 (recording
an earlier building of circa 1600 or earlier); VCH, page 5.
Nos 4 to 11 (consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: TL1841928977
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