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Brambles Wood, Brickendon Liberty

Description: Brambles Wood

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 160655

OS Grid Reference: TL3429607643
OS Grid Coordinates: 534296, 207643
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7514, -0.0559

Locality: Brickendon Liberty
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN10 7QT

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Listing Text


3/49 Brambles Wood

- II

House. C17, extended at ends probably in C18, W wing 1970s. Timber frame
on low sill, roughcast, lower extensions dark weatherboarded, steep
thatched roof carried down as hips over end extensions. Linked W wing
dark weatherboarded with steep pitch hipped red tile roof. A picturesque
1½-storeys house isolated in a clearing, facing S with L-shaped
1½-storeys newer wing linked to W end and extending to S. A 2-cells,
internal-chimney, lobby-entry plan with single-storey extension at each
end, and small rear extension to W bay. This seems to have been the hall
with axial beam supporting exposed joists of floor. Axial joists only in
E bay. Winding stair to rear of stack entered from W room. S front has 2
2-lights dormers at eaves, 2 3-lights casement flush windows flanking
plank door, and 2-lights casement to each end extension. E one has
lattice leaded plate casements. Interior has exposed timbers, long
tension braces in walls, clasped-purlin roof, and IL hinges to doors.
The central tie-beam now encased in chimney, suggesting chimney (and
possibly upper floor) a secondary feature.

Listing NGR: TL3434607568

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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