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Bayfordbury Park Farmhouse, Bayford

Description: Bayfordbury Park Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 160630

OS Grid Reference: TL3108810991
OS Grid Coordinates: 531088, 210991
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7822, -0.1011

Location: Lower Hatfield Road, Bayford, Hertfordshire SG13 8LA

Locality: Bayford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG13 8LA

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Listing Text

(North side)

1/22 Bayfordbury Park
- Farmhouse


Manor house, now a farmhouse. C16, relegated to farmhouse c.1762 when
Bayfordbury built to S. Alterations, brick front and E wing late C19.
Timber frame front cased in red brick in Flemish-bond now painted, NW
wing roughcast. Steep old red tile roofs with bellcast and wide painted
eaves soffit. 2 storeys and cellar, 3-cells, internal-chimney plan house
at rear of farmstead, facing S, with chimney a third from W end, rear
wing at NW, former E gable chimney now enclosed in 1½-storeys C19
crosswing. S front has 6 lst-floor windows: 5 mullioned, 3-lights,
stucco windows and 2-lights window to crosswing. Gabled porch with
chamfered 4-centred arched entrance next crosswing with a ¾ glazed
door. Canted bay window each side of porch and small cast-iron framed
windows elsewhere to front. NW rear wing has N gable chimney and exposed
jowled corner-post. Interior of older part has sloping floor and wide
boards on 1st floor. 2-panel doors with H-hinges. On ground floor
ceiling cornices and plank doors with old iron strap hinges. Drawing of
house in edge of estate map of 1758 in HRO shows close-studding exposed
on 1st floor. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3108810991

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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