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Description: Hormead Bury
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 160343
OS Grid Reference: TL3992629613
OS Grid Coordinates: 539926, 229613
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9474, 0.0345
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TL 3929 HORMEAD HORSESHOE LANE
12/122 Hormead Bury
Manor house. C17 or earlier, N wing c.1812 for Edward Stables, E range
renovated in late C19. Timber frame roughcast but old W range faced with
parapet. Brick built N wing with new entrance front and parapet all
round. Steep pitched parallel roofs now slated. Hipped slate roof behind
parapet of N wing. A T-shaped block of 2 storeys with oldest part facing
W a 2-cells, internal chimney block with axial beams. Service wing
parallel on E renovated with leaded casement windows in late C19. Taller
ground N wing of 2-cells with rear-wall chimneys and entrance hall and
staircase hall in centre. N front 3 windows long, symmetrical with
central door. Sash windows with glazing bars. Late c19 bay window on W
end and large Ground Floor bay at E end. W front of lower old W range
has 2 windows to each floor and cornice with parapet over. Tall round
headed sash window to Ground Floor (N window replaced by canted late C19
bay) and square proportion 1st floor sash windows to 1st floor. (RCHM
(1911)103 no. 3: VCH (1914)71: Pevsner (1977)152: Jackson (1983)15).
Listing NGR: TL3992629613
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Source: English Heritage
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