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Sandon Bury, Sandon

Description: Sandon Bury

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 162415

OS Grid Reference: TL3229334462
OS Grid Coordinates: 532293, 234462
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9929, -0.0746

Location: Rushden Road, Sandon, Hertfordshire SG9 0QY

Locality: Sandon
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0QY

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Listing Text

TL 33 SW
7/92 Sandon Bury (formerly listed
9.6.52 as Sandon Bury Farmhouse)
Large house. 1661 for J. Nicholas. Raised, extended and altered in early
C19. Flemish bond red brick. Steeply pitched hipped slate roof. 5 bays,
double depth. 2 storeys and attic, front raised to 3 storeys. Entrance
moved from centre 1 bay to right: 4 fielded panelled door, rectangular
fanlight, moulded surround, ground floor tall glazing bar sashes, all
in shallow reveals with gauged brick flat arched heads. Plinth. Plat
band to first floor which has smaller sashes and a Sun Fire Insurance
Marker. Later attic has small 6 light flush frame sashes. Panelled and
bracketed eaves soffit. 4 end stacks. Attached to right and set back
slightly is lower 2 bay addition replacing a C15 wing. Ground floor
large French windows with a slightly cambered gauged brick head. First
floor 2 sashes as on main block, roof hipped to right. Left end:
continuing plinth, plat bands, 2 first floor sashes and an attic sash in
rear gable which has a half hip. C19 lean-to outshut to left front with
an entrance and a sash. C19 gabled brick porch to rear left, vertically
panelled door with lean-to attached to right of porch. Right end: half
hip to rear block which has an entrance with a bracketed hood, ground
floor 2 light casement, first floor small sash, 2 plat bands. C19 block
has an extruded stack to rear with twin flues. To rear: ground floor
flush frame 16 pane sashes, gauged brick flat arched heads, left bay
blocked, first floor similar sashes, central window is fixed, that to
right of centre is fixed with early diamond leaded panes. Interior:
early C19 stair with twisting moulded handrail inserted in bolection.
moulded panelled parlour. Original dog-leg stair to rear with
column-on-vase balusters, heavy square newels, moulded handrail. (VCH
1910: Pevsner 1977: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3229334462

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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