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Description: Hartford Bridge House
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235876
OS Grid Reference: NZ2425580014
OS Grid Coordinates: 424255, 580014
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1139, -1.6213
WANSBECK A 1068
NZ 28 SW (North side)
4/5 Hartford Bridge
House, dated 1836 with initials WWB (William Burdon) on outbuilding. Squared
tooled stone with tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings; blue slate roof.
Square villa plan. Front 2 storeys, 3 bays, that on left set very slightly
forward. Plinth. 3 steps up to central boarded door with fleur-de-lys hinges
and studded star-in-lozenge pattern; 4-pane overlight. Ground floor tripartite
sash windows with square-section cornices on block corbels; 16-pane sashes
above; all openings in alternating-block surrounds, those to lower windows
chamfered. Block corbels to eaves. Hipped roof with 2 stepped-and-corniced
ridge stacks. Set back to right, single-storey kitchen with C20 window and
hipped roof. Left return shows 18-pane sash stair window.
Interior: 6-panel doors; panelled shutters; dog-leg open-string stair with
stick balusters, moulded newels and moulded ramped handrail; contemporary
fireplaces on 1st floor.
Historical Note. Built as agent's house for Hartford Estate, but in mid-C19
was the Jolly Anglers public house.
Listing NGR: NZ2425580014
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Source: English Heritage
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