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The Gables, Braughing

Description: The Gables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161224

OS Grid Reference: TL3934225339
OS Grid Coordinates: 539342, 225339
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9092, 0.0243

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
(west side)

9/18 No 19
(The Gables)


House. Late medieval open hall house with 2 crosswings, extended
to rear and altered C17 and c1700, altered in late C18 or early
C19. Timber frame with close-studding exposed on 1st floor at
front, roughcast elsewhere. Ground floor front and below jetties
rebuilt in plastered brickwork. Steep old red tile roofs. 2
very large external red brick chimneys to S side of S wing (for
parlour and kitchen to rear, and a large central chimney where
hall joins N crosswing. E front has one and a half storeys
centre with 3-light flat topped dormer on the eaves, 3 light
leaded casement to ground floor and plank door to right. 2 2-
storeys gabled crosswings with tension braces to former jetties
now underbuilt. 3-light leaded flush casement windows to each
floor of each wing. Tall chimneys with square shafts, those to
central stack set diagonally. Early C17 3-light diamond
mullioned window to staircase in extended S wing. Framing of
extended N wing has straight tension braces with clasped purlin
roof c1700. Lean-to rear extension and jetties underbuilt c1800.
(RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3934225339

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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