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Graveley Bury, Graveley

Description: Graveley Bury

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 162625

OS Grid Reference: TL2344127944
OS Grid Coordinates: 523441, 227944
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9363, -0.2058

Location: 2 Church Lane, Graveley, Hertfordshire SG4 7LR

Locality: Graveley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7LR

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Listing Text

TL 2327 (South side)

13/12 Graveley Bury
9.6.52 Nos. 1, and 2


Farmhouse, now 2 houses. C17 or earlier. Timber frame roughcast, with
steep pitched old red tile roofs. Half-hipped W rear end of S wing. A
2-storeys, H-plan house with hall range slightly higher than
wings, facing E. Large rearwall chimney projects from N part of hall
range, 2½ bays N parlour wing projects to front and rear, has a narrow
stair bay at rear and large external lateral chimney on N wall. Large
similar chimney on S wall of S wing which is presumably a service wing,
projecting to front and rear. S part of hall range has inserted internal
chimney backing onto S wing and staircase at rear. This is presumably
an enlargement of the cross-passage. E front has 2 windows to each floor
of hall range, central entrance, a window to each floor of each wing,
and a separate door into the S wing on the right of the window. This
wing now forms No. 2. Flush casement windows of 2- and 3-lights to 1st
floor and to ground floor of S wing. Sash windows with small panes to
ground floor with external shutters. Triple sashes to right of centre,
6/6 panes on left of entrance. 4-panels flush-beaded door in heavy frame
with flat hood on shaped brackets. Door to No. 2 a plank door. Interior
has clasped-purlin roof, jowled posts, close studding, 2-light
ovolo-moulded blocked small windows flanking the C18 3-light leaded
casement to the chamber over the hall. Axial beams to hall range and
parlour wing, chamfered with hollow stops. Tumbled brick offsets to
projecting hall chimney. Remains of panelled pargetting. (RCHM (1911)93:
RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2344127944

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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