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Dassels Bury, Braughing

Description: Dassels Bury

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161190

OS Grid Reference: TL3926827239
OS Grid Coordinates: 539268, 227239
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9263, 0.0240

Location: B1368, Braughing, Hertfordshire SG11 2RR

Locality: Braughing
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 2RR

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/7 Dassels Bury



House. Late C17, possibly refronted (rainwaterhead to front
parapet at NW inscribed '1715 S S M'), N wing c1800. Mixed
construction of timber framing and red brick walling. W front
and S end have elaborate red brick facades. The rest is
roughcast timber framing. The S side of the rear service wing
and rear wall of the house have been cased in C19 red brick.
Steep old red tile hipped roofs with 2 plastered gables on the
rear of the front range concealed by parapets. A 2-storeys and
attics 3-windows house facing W with hall at N and parlour at S
separated by a narrow bay with staircase and lobby to central
front door. In a lower 2 storeys rear wing at the N is the
kitchen with 2 service rooms beyond to E. 2 large rear-wall
chimneys, one shared with the kitchen. Symmetrical brick W front
with parapet, moulded plinth floor band and eaves band,
rusticated quoins and central window in a raised panel which is
echoed in the parapet over. Original cross mullioned windows
probably replaced by sashes in early C18 (a box frame window with
6/6 panes survives over the door) but early C19 triple sash
windows have replaced the outer windows. 8-panel door in moulded
surround with entablature and cornice breaking forward over 3
raised panels in the frieze. Similar treatment of S wall with
floor band breaking forward over ground floor raised central
window panel with deep gauged flat arch to sash window with 6/6
panes. N wing set back on left has one sash window to each
floor, with 6/6 panes. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3926827239

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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