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Bury Hall, Therfield

Description: Bury Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162440

OS Grid Reference: TL3338637185
OS Grid Coordinates: 533386, 237185
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0171, -0.0577

Location: Pedlars Lane, Therfield, Hertfordshire SG8 9QA

Locality: Therfield
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 9QA

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Listing Text

TL 3337
(Southwest side)
Bury Hall
House. Early to mid C17, extended 1782. Timber frame, rendered with some
colourwashed brick casing. Tiled roofs. 6 bay early range, possibly 2 or
more builds with 5 bay lobby entry late C18 block at right angles to
form an L. All 2 storeys. Brick fronted C18 block has central entrance
with a bracketed hood, ground floor 18 pane sashes with segmental heads,
first floor 8:4 pane sashes, all recessed. Plinth, pilaster strips
flanking central bay and at ends. Steeply pitched hipped roof. Large
internal axial stack on rear slope with offsets and panel inscribed 'MH
1782'. To rear ground floor sashes and an entrance, first floor 2 light
casements. Attached to front left is lower early range. 1 bay projects
forward with a gable end early external stack with multiple offsets,
tumbled-in brickwork. Left return has 1,2 and 3 light small pane
casements, small sashes, all flush frames, an entrance with a bracketed
hood to left of centre and an added external stack. Inner elevation of
early range has brick plinth, ground floor weatherboarding, 1,2,3 and 4
light casements and an entrance with a coved hood on trellised supports.
Ridge stack between 2 far bays. Weatherboarded gable to rear. Extending
to rear on same axis a long low weatherboarded outbuilding with a
pantiled roof. Interior: lobby entry straight to stairs with diagonally
set fireplaces to rear in flanking rooms. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TL3338637185

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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