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18, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.947 / 51°56'49"N

Longitude: -0.0189 / 0°1'8"W

OS Eastings: 536256

OS Northings: 229460

OS Grid: TL362294

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.VD9

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.MBC9

Entry Name: 18, High Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159752

Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: 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

(east side)

7/10 No 18
(formerly listed as The
22.2.67 Windsor Restaurant No 18)


Inn, now a shop and restaurant. C16 or earlier inn complex with
formerly jettied street range and very long rear range extending
along N side of yard. Late C18 painted brick front, and steep
old red tile roofs. Timber frame roughcast generally. 2-
storeys, L-plan complex with carriageway through S end of front
range into yard. 3-windows applied brick W front with central
door and boxed eaves with panelled soffit. Flush box sash
windows with 4/4 panes and reeded mouldings. Recessed bow-window
with small panes on left of glazed double doors under a gauged
flat arch. Framework exposed in S carriageway with close-
studding, heavy flat joists and bracketed corner post for a front
jetty. Stair turret in angle of wings in yard has a cross-
window. Taller W part of rear range rebuilt in early C17 (ovolo
mullion window blocked on N wall: face-halved bladed scarf in
wallplate). Adjoining section to E has a C16 hall with inserted
floor and central brick chimney and blocked door and window in N
wall. Floor removed from rest of rear range leaving windows at 2
levels below the clasped purlin roof. Some diamond-mullioned
upper windows with shutter grooves remain intact on N, altered on
S side. Upper part of front range has similar remains of early
windows in rear wall, straight tension bracing, close studding
exposed in walls and partitions, clasped-purlin roof structure,
and a large inserted chimney one third from S end. Later small
internal gable chimney inserted at N. Lofty beamed ground floor
with elaborate mouldings on axial beam.

Listing NGR: TL3626229465

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

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