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The Grange, Graveley

Description: The Grange

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162633

OS Grid Reference: TL2308627895
OS Grid Coordinates: 523086, 227895
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9360, -0.2110

Location: 31 B197, Graveley, Hertfordshire SG4 7LA

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

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Listing Text

TL 2327 (West side)

13/20 No. 31
27.5.68 (The Grange)


House. C16 or early C17 rear wing, mid C18 front block. Timber framed
rear wing cased in red brick, front block plum brick with lighter red
brick dressings. Steep old red tile roofs. A tall symmetrical 2-storeys
cellar and attic house facing E set back from street behind a high wall.
A long low older 2-storeys rear wing at SW with large internal chimney,
facing S. Front block has 2-cells, central-entrance plan with projecting
gable chimneys to N and S. Staircase at rear links the staggered floor
levels in the two parts of the house. 3-bays symmetrical E front has
centre bay breaking forward and parapet above eaves band raking up as
pediment to centre. Parapet runs out against raking gable parapet at
each end. 3 moulded flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes and external
blind-boxes under flat gauged arches. 5 stone steps lead up to central
6-panels fielded door with radial lead fanlight in painted stone Gibbs
surround with full entablature, swelled frieze and triple keystone. S
side of SW wing has 4 2-lights casement windows to 1st floor and
2 4-lights windows to ground floor, all with small panes. Front entrance
hall floored in red and blue tiling. Cut string stair round square well
has carved tread-ends and 3 turned balusters to each tread. Rises to
attic level. Swept handrail echoed in dado on wall. Chamfered beams in
rear wing. (Pevsner (1977)149).

Listing NGR: TL2308627895

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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