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The Courtyard, Bishop's Stortford

Description: The Courtyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 160984

OS Grid Reference: TL4848921373
OS Grid Coordinates: 548489, 221373
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8712, 0.1554

Location: Windhill, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 2NP

Locality: Bishop's Stortford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 2NP

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Listing Text


The address shall be amended to read:



(North Side)

The Courtyard
TL 4821 SW:2/93


C17 and later former malthouse and stables to Vyse Court converted to billiard room
and servants' accommodation, mid-late C19. Range at right angles to street. Red
brick, stone dressings, slate roof. Single storey. West elevation to garden of Vyse
Court has large mullioned and transomed bay window on north and two Gothic arch
doorways on south, one with carved foliage, birds and animals. Other Tudor style
windows. Flint panels in parapet. Slated flat top ventilator at north. Interior.
Large former billiard room has Doric screen on south and stuccoed beam ceiling with
fruit and flower ornament. Walls with re-used C17 scratch moulded oak panelling. At
north end is a Jacobean fireplace with strapwork Ionic side pilasters, ovolo cornice
and a 2 field overmantel with rich strapwork and entablature.

Listing NGR: TL4848921373

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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