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Description: The Bury
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 161952
OS Grid Reference: TL2188018541
OS Grid Coordinates: 521880, 218541
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8522, -0.2318
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TL 2118 CODICOTE BURY LANE
10/5 The Bury
House, now sheltered housing for old people. Soon afer 1659. Red
brick. Built double pile. Machine tile hipped roofs behind C18
parapet. Sauare plan. 3 storeys over basement. Floor bands.
Aluminium sash windows, 3 on each elevation. SW front has arched
brick panels in the lower storeys and a 2-storeyed pilastered
centre piece with Doric and Ionic orders on pedestals. Niches in
outer bays. Top entablature with pediment and ball finials.
Late C18 doorcase with pulvinated frieze and dentilled cornice.
The roof shows 2 tall red brick chimney stacks with grouped
square shafts. Lobby entrances to ground floor centre bays on NW
and SE sides. Extremely good interior: large open-well staircase
with tapering fluted balusters. Pendant newels have fretwork
arch heads between them. Similar arch to front lobby. Original
oak doors to 1st and 2nd floors with ovolo-moulded rails and
muntins. Ground floor rooms with replacement panelling and
exposed ceiling beams. Larqe c1978 rear extensions. (Pevsner
(1977); RCHM Typescript)
Listing NGR: TL2188018541
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Source: English Heritage
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