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Black Bull Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9468 / 51°56'48"N

Longitude: -0.0188 / 0°1'7"W

OS Eastings: 536264

OS Northings: 229445

OS Grid: TL362294

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.VFN

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.MBDD

Plus Code: 9C3XWXWJ+PF

Entry Name: Black Bull Public House

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159751

Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Town: 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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(east side)

7/9 No 16
(Black Bull P.H. )
22.2.67 (formerly listed as the Black Bull
Inn No 16)


Inn, now a P.H., C16 or earlier, C19 rear range, front altered in
early C20. Timber frame, front half-timbered above red brick and
rendered Ground floor. Red-brick rear extension. Steep old red
tile roof. 2-storeys, cellar and attic, 4-windows long front
facing W extending over carriageway at N end leading to yard.
Internal gable chimney at S, and central chimney a quarter from
N. A 4-bay framed structure with stair rising at rear of 2nd bay
from S. The front has casement windows on the 1st floor with
small panes in the head of each light. Large bracketed oriel
windows flank the door up 2 steps. A gabled dormer rises over
the eaves. Interior has exposed heavy flat joists and axial
beams over lofty Ground floor (moulded beam to middle bay),
elaborate late C17 straight stair with balusters, tall carved
finials to newel posts and similar brackets on posts next to the
stair, and a clasped-purlin roof with curved wind-braces. Named
The Horseshoes up to 1727.

Listing NGR: TL3626729451

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