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Brent Pelham Hall, Gate Piers and Boundary Wall from North West Front of Hall, Turning to South West, Brent Pelham

Description: Brent Pelham Hall, Gate Piers and Boundary Wall from North West Front of Hall, Turning to South West

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 160121

OS Grid Reference: TL4335830863
OS Grid Coordinates: 543358, 230863
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9578, 0.0849

Location: B1038, Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire SG9 0AR

Locality: Brent Pelham
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0AR

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Listing Text

(East side)

Brent Pelham Hall, gate
piers and boundary wall
19.10.51 from. north-west front
of Hall, turning to
south-west and then
south-east to gate piers

- I

C16-C17 origin (there is said to be a stone dated 1608), the original building
was timber framed. Late in C17 it was brick cased, and there is a fine
red brick south front. It has slightly projecting wings at each end with
hipped gable, the centre front of three bays forward under pediment (which
has a blocked oval light), wood modillioned eaves cornice carried round
the pediment, 2:1:3:1:2 window range of double hung sashes with glazing
bars, plain band, central brick entrance porch with modillioned cornice
and broken pediment head. Two storey and attics, the-east and west wings
have three hipped dormers. Three important chimney stacks, one of the north
side with two octagonal shafts, one from the 'former hall' with two shafts
of carved brickwork in the form of 'garland' and 'fish scale pattern', both
chimneys date from C17. The south wing stack has four grouped octagonal
shafts. C17 interior panelling and fireplaces, one in the hall of C16
constructed of stone. Other fireplaces and panelling were brought from
'Beeches' earlier this century. Fine brickwork boundary wall and entrance
piers. Wall reduced in height along part of south-western boundary.

Listing NGR: TL4335830863

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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