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5, Sun Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9465 / 51°56'47"N

Longitude: -0.2786 / 0°16'42"W

OS Eastings: 518414

OS Northings: 228956

OS Grid: TL184289

Mapcode National: GBR H5W.VTC

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.4B3N

Plus Code: 9C3XWPWC+JH

Entry Name: 5, Sun Street

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161532

Location: Hitchin Highbury, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: 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

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TL 1828 NW

SUN STREET (east side),
No 5



House, now club. Circa 1760. Flemish bond brick with red quoins and dressings;
half-hipped M-shaped old tile roof; brick end and rear lateral stacks. Double-
depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range, with 3
central bays brought forward. Panelled double doors set in panelled reveals
with Greek key soffit; pedimented doorcase has fluted pilasters with dentilled
cornice. Gauged flat brick arches over 12-pane sashes. Raised storey band;
bracketed wood cornice; flat-roofed dormers. Late C19 extension of brick with
Welsh slate roofs, to rear. Interior: ground-floor room has C18 plaster cornice
and decorative fanlight over altered door to rear; stair-hall to rear has
bracketed cornice and fine open-well staircase with ramped mahogany handrail,
turned balusters set on open string and foliate carved brackets. First-floor
room to front has panelled soffits to beams, panelled walls with dentilled
cornice and two classical fireplaces with flutes friezes.

Listing NGR: TL1841428956

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