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Wyddial Bury and Attached Range of Ornamental Farm Buildings Facing the Church, Wyddial

Description: Wyddial Bury and Attached Range of Ornamental Farm Buildings Facing the Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 160375

OS Grid Reference: TL3744331736
OS Grid Coordinates: 537443, 231736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9671, -0.0008

Location: Wyddial, Hertfordshire SG9 0EL

Locality: Wyddial
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0EL

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Listing Text

(South side)

10/154 Wyddial Bury and attached
22.2.67 (Bury only) range of ornamental farm
buildings facing the church


House with attached range of ornamental farm buildings. Early-mid C16 N
wing of house, c.1600 S range, late C17 S extension (? brewhouse), C19 S
end, mid C19 brick facing to N and W parts, small W wing added to S
range, and ornamental chimneys. Range of farm buildings attached to E
end of N wing 1867 for Heaton-Ellis family (stone shield with 2 badges
in relief and 'E HE 1867' on N side). House timber frame roughcast on E
and N but frame of brewhouse exposed on W. Red brick with white
dressings polychrome facing to W side of house but painted brick below.
Jetty on N. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-storeys continuous jetty,
internal-chimney, 3 cells plan house originally facing N onto road with
cross passage probably on W side of stack and service room beyond hall
at E. Internal-chimney, 1½ storeys, S kitchen range added at rear with
an unheated room S of stack. 3-bays tall brewhouse added to S end now
with single-storey brick building with S gable chimney beyond, and 2
catslide-roofed extensions on E side of brewhouse of varied projection.
Entrance from E into N end of S range and later gabled porch and
2-storeys window added on E. N front jettied with 2 2-light flush
casement windows to 1st floor, corresponding windows with chamfered
jambs in ground floor, and 3 small single windows. Brick W front has lozenge
decoration and quoins in white brick with 2 2-storeys gabled
projections, cusped bargeboards with pendants, and 2-light recessed
casement windows with chamfered openings and labels over. Tall
cruciform central chimney with octagonal shafts. C19 casement windows
in E with plank door and 8/8 sash window to dormer. Decorative
farm buildings of white brick with red brick bands, quoins, diaper
decoration and eaves corbels under a steep slate roof. A long
single-storey J-shaped range alongside the road facing S into yard but
decorated on N facing the church. Wall panelled with offset plinth and
pilasters, broken by gabled carriageway near W end and 2 gabled bays.
Buttressed matching granary terminates range to E. House appears to have
been extended into N end of range. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3744331736

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Source: English Heritage

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