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Description: Clock Cottage, and Stable Cottage at Brickendon Bury
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 160645
OS Grid Reference: TL3297810482
OS Grid Coordinates: 532978, 210482
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7772, -0.0739
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TL 31 SW BRICKENDON LIBERTY BRICKENDON LANE
1/38 Clock Cottage, and Stable
24.11.66 Cottage at Brickendon Bury
(formerly listed as Stable
Stable block, now 2 houses. '1894 G & S P' on side of armorial panel,
for George Pearson. Converted after 1971. Red brick with blue brick
plinth offset and window sills, moulded sandstone entrance archway and
armorial panel on RH buttress. Half-timbered black-and-white first floor
and recessed top of tower. Steep red tile roofs and black painted
bargeboards with pendants. An irregular L-shaped block fronting the main
drive, facing S, with twin gables and canted small bay windows to lower,
1½-storeys LH part (Stable Cottage). Next this a 4-storeys tower with
cross-roof, the ground floor a tunnel vaulted carriageway with tall
pointed stone entrance arch between projecting brick buttresses.
Semi-circular rear arch to yard. Large segmental-pedimented clock
bracketed out from upper part of front, below balustraded balcony and
above 4-lights leaded mullioned window over the arch. Polygonal stair
turret projects on E side of tower topped by open timber stage with bell
and tile and lead cap roof with enlarged knob to finial. 2-storeys
corner house attached (Clock Cottage) has projecting gable next corner
with bracketed oriel window over canted bay window 4-bays casements with
small panes. Large projecting chimney on E gable end with expanded base.
Carriageway and yard of stable paviors.
Listing NGR: TL3297810482
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Source: English Heritage
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