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Anstey Bury, Anstey

Description: Anstey Bury

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160246

OS Grid Reference: TL4113532013
OS Grid Coordinates: 541135, 232013
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9687, 0.0531

Location: Anstey, Hertfordshire SG9 0DE

Locality: Anstey
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0DE

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Listing Text

(South side)

2/25 Anstey Bury


House. Circa 1600, parallel S range late C18, mid C19 brick face to N
front and around crosswing at E. Timber frame on brick sill cased in red
brick with black brick diaper pattern and white brick quoins and
dressings. S range roughcast. Red tiled roofs: interlocking tiles to S
range. 2 storeys and attics, a large T-plan house with narrow 2-storeys
parallel rear range, facing N with gabled E crosswing with large C17
chimney at the junction of the wing with 2 diagonally set square shafts.
Large C18 externalW gable chimney with tumbled brick offsets. Small
internal chimney in rear range. Irregular N front with plinth,
projecting gabled wing to left, box eaves, recessed sash windows
generally with 6/6 panes but small sash window in gable top lighting
attic of crosswing. 4 sash windows to upper floor, 2 to right of door
and canted bay window to left of door. Battened door up 4 stone steps.
Plastered rear elevation 3 windows wide with door in middle. Flush box
sashes with 3/3 panes. 4 panel half-glazed door under triangular tiled
hood. Yellow brick chimney with red brick top courses. Interior has
axial floor beams to main range, chamfered crossbeams offset from
wallposts in 3-bay E crosswing with back-to-back inglenooks. Clasped
purlin roof on collar trusses to hall range with plastered attics in
roofspace apparently always without dormer windows. (Bailey (1980)25).

Listing NGR: TL4113532013

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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