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Sewards, Brickendon Liberty

Description: Sewards

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 160646

OS Grid Reference: TL3280408783
OS Grid Coordinates: 532804, 208783
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7620, -0.0771

Location: Brickendon Lane, Brickendon, Hertfordshire SG13 8NY

Locality: Brickendon Liberty
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG13 8NY

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Listing Text

(East side)

3/39 Sewards
24.11.66 (formerly listed as Sewards
Farmhouse and under Edwards
- II Green)

House. 1699, renovated 1901 for Pearson family estate ('1699/ERP/1901'
on rainwater head). Red brick with black headers in Flemish-bond, and
old red tile roof of 2 parallel ridges. Lead roofed glazed square timber
cupola on centre of roof. 2-storeys, attics and cellar, double-pile, end
chimneys, central entrance plan house set in own grounds facing W with
low extensions at rear and SE. Symmetrical W front has 5 windows to 1st
floor, corresponding windows on ground floor but central entrance. Box
eaves, plat-band, plastered plinth, heavy oak frames and metal casements
to leaded 2-lights windows, with segmental arches on ground floor.
6-panels fielded oak door in gabled timber porch up 4 steps. Built up
brick coping to gable parapets, 2 very large projecting S gable chimneys
with many tiled offsets and decorative terracotta pots. Smaller external
gable chimney at N. Attics lit by gable chimneys. Ogee cup and ball
finial to central cupola providing top light to stair. Interior, has
bolection moulded panelling, cornice and dado in ground floor front
room with late C18 cast iron hob grate. Exposed beam and fire lintel in
other front room. Cased beams on 1st floor and similar hob grate.

Listing NGR: TL3280408783

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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