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Redbournbury, Redbourn

Description: Redbournbury

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163781

OS Grid Reference: TL1202810736
OS Grid Coordinates: 512028, 210736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7841, -0.3773

Location: Beesonend Lane, Redbourn, Hertfordshire AL3 7LN

Locality: Redbourn
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 7LN

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/240 Redbournbury


Farmhouse, originally a manor house belonging to the Abbey of St
Albans. Incorporates large C15 hall. Extended mid C16 and mid-
late C17. C19 plastered walls. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 4
C19 glazing bar casements. Central wide half-glazed door in
modern surround. Gabled cross wing on right is mid C16. The
hall is left of the cross wing, its ends marked by red brick
ridge chimney stacks, mid C16 on W (an insertion into a cross
passage); mid-late C17 on E. Walls of hall are stone-faced
flint. Internally there are stone arched doorways to the rear of
the side walls. Broad fireplace on W side with roll-moulded 4-
centre arch. Exceptionally well preserved roof. 3 bays. Smoke
blackened timbers throughout. Arch braced collar trusses on
carved stone corbels. Curved wind braces. Original smoke louvre
in centre. E fireplace has timber lintel. Mid-late C17 gabled
stair turret at rear. Service wing of same date on E, but with
later red brick casing. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1202810736

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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