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The Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Braughing, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9092 / 51°54'33"N

Longitude: 0.0243 / 0°1'27"E

OS Eastings: 539342

OS Northings: 225339

OS Grid: TL393253

Mapcode National: GBR LBV.6Z0

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.C8PS

Entry Name: The Gables

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161224

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
(west side)

9/18 No 19
(The Gables)


House. Late medieval open hall house with 2 crosswings, extended
to rear and altered C17 and c1700, altered in late C18 or early
C19. Timber frame with close-studding exposed on 1st floor at
front, roughcast elsewhere. Ground floor front and below jetties
rebuilt in plastered brickwork. Steep old red tile roofs. 2
very large external red brick chimneys to S side of S wing (for
parlour and kitchen to rear, and a large central chimney where
hall joins N crosswing. E front has one and a half storeys
centre with 3-light flat topped dormer on the eaves, 3 light
leaded casement to ground floor and plank door to right. 2 2-
storeys gabled crosswings with tension braces to former jetties
now underbuilt. 3-light leaded flush casement windows to each
floor of each wing. Tall chimneys with square shafts, those to
central stack set diagonally. Early C17 3-light diamond
mullioned window to staircase in extended S wing. Framing of
extended N wing has straight tension braces with clasped purlin
roof c1700. Lean-to rear extension and jetties underbuilt c1800.
(RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3934225339

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