BRIDGEFOOT HOUSE (SOUTH SIDE OF JUNCTION WITH THE FOREBURY)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1101634

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: BRIDGEFOOT HOUSE (SOUTH SIDE OF JUNCTION WITH THE FOREBURY), STATION ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BRIDGEFOOT HOUSE (SOUTH SIDE OF JUNCTION WITH THE FOREBURY), STATION ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Sawbridgeworth

National Grid Reference: TL 48820 14956

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

STATION ROAD 1. 5253 (South Side) Bridgefoot House (S side of junction TL 488 149:6/1 6.6.52 with The Forebury) II 2. C16 or early C17,L-shaped brick house extensively rebuilt in late C17. Date '1569' said to be carved on timber uncovered in renovations. Red brick of 2 periods, old red tile roof, hipped at angle but gabled to W and S. Entrance front on E. 2 storeys and attics. Old red brickwork in English bond up to Gd floor cill level on rear walls of both N and E ranges and across S gable. Flemish bond fine red brickwork above and to fronts. S gable has,half buried in it, a very large old red brick chimney stack in English bond with 2 splayed offsets surmounted by 2 diagonal shafts. The later roof and gable brickwork run halfway up these shafts. As remodelled, the E and N fronts have a plinth, a projecting brick band at floor level and plaster coved eaves. 3 windows to each front. Hipped dormers with wood mullioned 2 light windows with diamond leaded attics. Windows below, mullioned and transomed with rectangular leaded glazing and iron casements. Central 2 light cross window flanked by 3 light windows. Door on E, C19, 4 panel, 2 glazed in heavy older frame with architrave moulding surmounted by a box hood. Staircase with newels, turned balusters and panelled string in oak. Dado panelling said to have been sold at Christies. An interesting late C17 house with remains of its predecessor. Important in views of bridge approaches.

Listing NGR: TL4882014956

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 160875

Legacy System: LBS

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