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Old Beech Hyde and Adjoining Barn, Sandridge

Description: Old Beech Hyde and Adjoining Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163894

OS Grid Reference: TL1862712619
OS Grid Coordinates: 518627, 212619
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7996, -0.2811

Location: Beech Hyde Lane, Sandridge, Hertfordshire AL4 8EU

Locality: Sandridge
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL4 8EU

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/350 Old Beech Hyde and
adjoining barn
- II

House. Late C15 hall house with mid C17 cross wing on E. Cased
in red brick in later C18. Plain tile roof. 1 storey and attics
on left, 2 storeys and attic on left, 2 storeys and attic on
right. The left side is 2 windows and contains a 2-bay former
open hall and a 1 bay contemporary cross wing. The front has 3
C18 leaded casements, each 4 lights in segmental heads. 2
similar casements to gabled dormers on left. C20 timber frame
tiled porch. Wing has rebuilt attic. Left part has plinth and
floor band. Large external mid C17 chimney stack to E wall of
wing: tall base with high plinth and shallow off-sets. 2
diagonal-set shafts with moulded bases and corbelled tops. Hall
range has stack of same date, probably rebuilt from earlier base:
4 square shafts in cruciform plan. Internally, the bay next to
the C17 wing has late C16 moulded floor beams. Clasped purlin
roof above. Hall is divided from this bay by a smoke-blackened
partition abutting E wall of inserted stack. Unmoulded inserted
floor beam to W bay. The C17 wing has a good open staircase at
rear, the newels with diamond finials. Circa 1980 extensions on
W connect with a C19 barn range to form an L plan. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL1862712619

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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