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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1101692



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brickendon Liberty

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Apr-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160655

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3/49 Brambles Wood -

- II

House. C17, extended at ends probably in C18, W wing 1970s. Timber frame on low sill, roughcast, lower extensions dark weatherboarded, steep thatched roof carried down as hips over end extensions. Linked W wing dark weatherboarded with steep pitch hipped red tile roof. A picturesque 1½-storeys house isolated in a clearing, facing S with L-shaped 1½-storeys newer wing linked to W end and extending to S. A 2-cells, internal-chimney, lobby-entry plan with single-storey extension at each end, and small rear extension to W bay. This seems to have been the hall with axial beam supporting exposed joists of floor. Axial joists only in E bay. Winding stair to rear of stack entered from W room. S front has 2 2-lights dormers at eaves, 2 3-lights casement flush windows flanking plank door, and 2-lights casement to each end extension. E one has lattice leaded plate casements. Interior has exposed timbers, long tension braces in walls, clasped-purlin roof, and IL hinges to doors. The central tie-beam now encased in chimney, suggesting chimney (and possibly upper floor) a secondary feature.

Listing NGR: TL3434607568

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National Grid Reference: TL 34296 07643


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