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Description: Bayford Hall
Date Listed: 20 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 160623
OS Grid Reference: TL3051309061
OS Grid Coordinates: 530513, 209061
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7650, -0.1101
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TL 30 NW BAYFORD BAYFORD LANE
3/15 Bayford Hall
Farmhouse. Early C18, marked as Old Farm on estate map of 1758 (HRO),
altered early C19, and in later C19 for second son of Clinton-Baker
Lords of the Manor. Red brick and slate roofs with parapets. Red tiles
to open timber porch. 2-storeys, attics and cellar, double-pile
rectangular house facing S with 1½-storeys LH extension. Front has twin
canted bay windows, porch to entrance in middle, segmental arches to
recessed sash windows on 1st floor with 2/2 large panes, 3 box dormers
on the roofslope, 6-panels moulded door with fanlight, and end-chimneys
to the 2 parallel pitched roofs. This M-roof shows on RH end which has a
central entrance giving onto stairs and serving the kitchen in rear RH
corner of house plan, with old dresser built in. W wall of old house has
an early C18 slightly recessed single-light transomed window now exposed
in the extension, closed string stair with turned balusters and heavy
square newels serving the attic, ovolo-panelled room with contemporary
C18 fireplace on 1st floor in SE room, and similar panelling, cupboards
and doors with IL hinges in other 1st floor rooms. Ground floor interior
elaborately remodelled in later C19. Fire insurance plaque in house with
clasped hands and number 79373.
Listing NGR: TL3051309061
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Source: English Heritage
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