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Stables at Brayfordbury 220 Metres to West South West of Mansion, Bayford

Description: Stables at Brayfordbury 220 Metres to West South West of Mansion

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 160636

OS Grid Reference: TL3136910387
OS Grid Coordinates: 531369, 210387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7767, -0.0972

Location: 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

(South side)

1/28 Stables at Bayfordbury
24.11.66 220M to WSW of mansion
(formerly listed as Stables at
GV Bayfordbury)


Stables. Circa 1812 for William Baker II MP probably to designs by
Francis Aldhouse when former stable pavillion was taken into domestic
use at Bayfordbury. White brick (actually shades of salmon and yellow),
uncoursed knapped flint panels in screen wall, and low-pitched hipped
roof of graduated slates. A square stone paved courtyard surrounded on
N, E and S by 2-storeys uniform buildings and on W by a 2M high wall
with 6 wide flint-panelled piers carried higher with stone copings and
wrought iron gate in narrow central entrance between 2 piers. W side of
E range has entrance carriageway at N, 4 pairs of double doors in
segmental arched recesses for coach/carriage houses, and round arched
entrance to stair to upper floor. 1st floor has central circular blind
recess and 3 recessed sash windows to each side with 8/8 panes. Round
arched recesses to N and S wings with small-panes windows and flush-bead
panelled doors to stables on N and stable cottages on S. More normal
fenestration for cottages on S side of S wing. Formal W front to rose
garden has flint panels in screen wall, large round headed recess
between corner pilasters to W ends of N and S ranges, and false 8/8
panes recessed sash windows central on 1st floor above. (Sources as for
Bayfordbury q.v.).

Listing NGR: TL3136910387

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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