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Latitude: 51.762 / 51°45'43"N
Longitude: -0.0771 / 0°4'37"W
OS Eastings: 532804
OS Northings: 208783
OS Grid: TL328087
Mapcode National: GBR KC3.KBF
Mapcode Global: VHGPN.MZ34
Entry Name: Sewards
Listing Date: 24 November 1966
Last Amended: 20 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101718
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160646
Location: Brickendon Liberty, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Brickendon Liberty
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bayford
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 30 NW BRICKENDON LIBERTY BRICKENDON LANE
24.11.66 (formerly listed as Sewards
Farmhouse and under Edwards
- II Green)
House. 1699, renovated 1901 for Pearson family estate ('1699/ERP/1901'
on rainwater head). Red brick with black headers in Flemish-bond, and
old red tile roof of 2 parallel ridges. Lead roofed glazed square timber
cupola on centre of roof. 2-storeys, attics and cellar, double-pile, end
chimneys, central entrance plan house set in own grounds facing W with
low extensions at rear and SE. Symmetrical W front has 5 windows to 1st
floor, corresponding windows on ground floor but central entrance. Box
eaves, plat-band, plastered plinth, heavy oak frames and metal casements
to leaded 2-lights windows, with segmental arches on ground floor.
6-panels fielded oak door in gabled timber porch up 4 steps. Built up
brick coping to gable parapets, 2 very large projecting S gable chimneys
with many tiled offsets and decorative terracotta pots. Smaller external
gable chimney at N. Attics lit by gable chimneys. Ogee cup and ball
finial to central cupola providing top light to stair. Interior, has
bolection moulded panelling, cornice and dado in ground floor front
room with late C18 cast iron hob grate. Exposed beam and fire lintel in
other front room. Cased beams on 1st floor and similar hob grate.
Listing NGR: TL3280408783
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