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27 and 28, Sun Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9467 / 51°56'47"N

Longitude: -0.279 / 0°16'44"W

OS Eastings: 518386

OS Northings: 228971

OS Grid: TL183289

Mapcode National: GBR H5W.VPF

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.3BWJ

Entry Name: 27 and 28, Sun Street

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161545

Location: North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 27 & 28
TL1828 NW 2/43

II 13.4.51.

Circa l800. 3 storey building of red brick, with a parapet masking the
roof. 4 windows in shallow reveals. Ground floor of No 27 has excellent
shop-front treatment of a large broad window with curving corners sandwiching
a central door, a broad frieze available for lettering binding the whole
from beneath a very shallow hood. Immediately below the top window of
No 27 runs a large broad label bearing in raised letters 'PRINTING OFFICE'.
No 28 has a simple canted bay window with a alight moulded hood and a
door of six fielded panels below a simple fanlight and hood. The shop
front treatment of No 27 together with the adjacent doorway of No 28 is
punctuated at intervals with a series of slender reeded panels terminated
with smell roundels.

Nos 13 to 34 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1838628971

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

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