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Farmhouse at Bury Farm, Hormead

Description: Farmhouse at Bury Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 160307

OS Grid Reference: TL4016230047
OS Grid Coordinates: 540162, 230047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9513, 0.0381

Location: Anderson's Lane, Hormead, Hertfordshire SG9 0NT

Locality: Hormead
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0NT

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Listing Text

(North side)
Great Hormead

11/86 Farmhouse at
22.2.67 Bury Farm
(formerly listed as
Bury Farm House)


House. Early C17, C19 rear range, renovated in late C20. Timber frame
roughcast with steep old-red tile roof banded with scalloped tiles on
rear slope. Parallel white gault brick rear range with red tiled roof. A
2-storeys, 2-cells, interior-chimney, lobby-entry plan house facing S,
with 2-storeys brick parallel rear range probably replacing a rear stair
tower. 1½ storeys lower kitchen at E end of front range with an external
gable chimney and oven projection. Neat symmetrical S front with fine
tall red brick chimney of conjoined diagonal shafts. Bellcast eaves and
flush wooden casement windows of horizontal proportions. A 5-light and 2
3-light windows on 1 floor, and 2 5-light rectangular bay windows
flanking the half-glazed panelled door with large flat hood on poles.
The rear wing has recessed sash windows under segmental arches and 2
wall-head chimneys on the back wall. The interior has exposed main
frame, chamfered axial beams with hollow stops, open fireplaces,
plastered Tudor arched chamfered fireplace in W room on Ground Floor.
Half-glazed corner cupboard in kitchen with shaped shelves. Formerly The
Tithe Farm, then Hormeadbury Farm after 1812. (Jackson (1981)15).

Listing NGR: TL4016230047

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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