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Bird in Hand, Braughing

Description: Bird in Hand

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 161210

OS Grid Reference: TL3936025309
OS Grid Coordinates: 539360, 225309
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9089, 0.0245

Location: B1368, Braughing, Hertfordshire SG11 2PG

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

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Listing Text

Braughing village
(east side)

9/7 Nos 24, and 26
(Bird in Hand)
22.2.64 (formerly listed as The
Bird in Hand House No 26)


House, sometime a public house, now 2 properties. C17 or
earlier. Timber frame roughcast with stucco sill and lower part
of front faced in whitewashed brick. Steep old red tile roofs,
half hipped with gabled rear wing (No 24) at SE. Slate gambrel
roofed single-storey extension to rear wing. Single-storey
extension to N, timber framed and roughcast with weatherboarded
apron and old red tile roof. L-shaped plan with rear lateral
chimney for N end chimney at junction of wings. 3-unit plan
front range with door offset to S. 3 windows to 1st floor. 3-
light flush casements. 3-light sliding casement to right of door
and 5-light casement to N part of ground floor. Pilastered
doorcase with panelled and half-glazed door and moulded hood on
elaborate shaped brackets. 2 storeys rear wing (No 24) has 3-
light sliding casement over canted bow oriel window on S to left
of plank door with 3 small lights and flat hood on shaped
brackets. 2-light Yorkshire sliding window to right with small

Listing NGR: TL3936025309

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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