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Ships Timbers

A Grade II Listed Building in Braughing, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9091 / 51°54'32"N

Longitude: 0.0248 / 0°1'29"E

OS Eastings: 539380

OS Northings: 225337

OS Grid: TL393253

Mapcode National: GBR LBV.73Q

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.C8ZS

Entry Name: Ships Timbers

Listing Date: 24 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161212

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
(east side)

9/9 No 30
(Ships Timbers)


House. C16 or earlier open hall house with N crosswing. Hall
range built with 2 storeys and central chimney early C17. Timber
frame roughcast. Plastered brickwork in N wall. Steep old red
tile roof. 3-unit plan with cross-passage next N service wing
and very large central chimeny between parlour at S and the hall
in the middle. Service rooms axially divided and one hollow-
chamfered, 4-centred arched headed, doorway survives in the
passage. The upper floor wall has heavy tension braces, and a
heavy knee-brace to the central tie-beam. The C17 rebuilt hall
range has long straight tension braces, jowled posts with long
straight braces to tie beams, heavy chamfered floor beams running
across the building and having elaborate ogee and stepped-bar
stops. There is a brick 4-centred arched chamfered fireplace to
the chamber over the parlour. W front to road of 2-storeys with 3
irregularly spaced windows. 2-light flush casement windows.
Small similar windows between on upper floor. Door in lean-to
porch 1/3 from N. Central chimney 1/3 from S end. Rear stair
turret behind chimney.

Listing NGR: TL3938025337

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