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A Grade II Listed Building in Braughing, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9079 / 51°54'28"N

Longitude: 0.0303 / 0°1'48"E

OS Eastings: 539758

OS Northings: 225205

OS Grid: TL397252

Mapcode National: GBR LBV.8H4

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.G9VS

Entry Name: Benedict

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161247

Location: Braughing, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Braughing

Built-Up Area: Braughing

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Braughing

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Braughing village
(north side)

9/56 Nos 4, and 5 (Benedict)



House, now 2 houses. C16, W part altered in late C17, E part
largely rebuilt in C18. Timber frame roughcast. One and a half
storeys W part thatched above an old red tile slope with 2 gabled
tiled dormers. Higher 2 storeys E part (No 5) thatched with
half-hip to E end and lower rear wing to NE. Fragmentary remains
of a small open-hall house with 2 pairs of posts in No 4 formerly
supporting tie-beams which were removed in late C17 when floor
and chimney were inserted. They mark either a cross-passage, or a
hearth bay. Framing in E wall has heavy curved tension braces
with door position at S end, leading into No 5. S elevation to
The Square, with central plank door to No 4 flanked by 2-light,
flush small-paned casements and similar windows to 2 dormers
over. No 5 now has no front door, and irregularly spaced flush
casement windows (renewed) on each floor. Tall chimney in front
slope roof. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3975825205

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