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The Bury

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oaklands, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8522 / 51°51'7"N

Longitude: -0.2318 / 0°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 521880

OS Northings: 218541

OS Grid: TL218185

Mapcode National: GBR J8F.VLD

Mapcode Global: VHGP5.XPTZ

Entry Name: The Bury

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161952

Location: Codicote, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Codicote

Built-Up Area: Oaklands

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Codicote

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 2118 CODICOTE BURY LANE
(east side)

10/5 The Bury

9.6.52

-
II*

House, now sheltered housing for old people. Soon afer 1659. Red
brick. Built double pile. Machine tile hipped roofs behind C18
parapet. Sauare plan. 3 storeys over basement. Floor bands.
Aluminium sash windows, 3 on each elevation. SW front has arched
brick panels in the lower storeys and a 2-storeyed pilastered
centre piece with Doric and Ionic orders on pedestals. Niches in
outer bays. Top entablature with pediment and ball finials.
Late C18 doorcase with pulvinated frieze and dentilled cornice.
The roof shows 2 tall red brick chimney stacks with grouped
square shafts. Lobby entrances to ground floor centre bays on NW
and SE sides. Extremely good interior: large open-well staircase
with tapering fluted balusters. Pendant newels have fretwork
arch heads between them. Similar arch to front lobby. Original
oak doors to 1st and 2nd floors with ovolo-moulded rails and
muntins. Ground floor rooms with replacement panelling and
exposed ceiling beams. Larqe c1978 rear extensions. (Pevsner
(1977); RCHM Typescript)


Listing NGR: TL2188018541

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