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STABLES AT BRAYFORDBURY 220 METRES TO WEST SOUTH WEST OF MANSION

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.

Name: STABLES AT BRAYFORDBURY 220 METRES TO WEST SOUTH WEST OF MANSION

List entry Number: 1101716

Location

STABLES AT BRAYFORDBURY 220 METRES TO WEST SOUTH WEST OF MANSION, LOWER HATFIELD ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bayford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Apr-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160636

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History

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Details

TL 31 SW BAYFORD LOWER HATFIELD ROAD (South side)

1/28 Stables at Bayfordbury 24.11.66 220M to WSW of mansion (formerly listed as Stables at GV Bayfordbury)

II

Stables. Circa 1812 for William Baker II MP probably to designs by Francis Aldhouse when former stable pavillion was taken into domestic use at Bayfordbury. White brick (actually shades of salmon and yellow), uncoursed knapped flint panels in screen wall, and low-pitched hipped roof of graduated slates. A square stone paved courtyard surrounded on N, E and S by 2-storeys uniform buildings and on W by a 2M high wall with 6 wide flint-panelled piers carried higher with stone copings and wrought iron gate in narrow central entrance between 2 piers. W side of E range has entrance carriageway at N, 4 pairs of double doors in segmental arched recesses for coach/carriage houses, and round arched entrance to stair to upper floor. 1st floor has central circular blind recess and 3 recessed sash windows to each side with 8/8 panes. Round arched recesses to N and S wings with small-panes windows and flush-bead panelled doors to stables on N and stable cottages on S. More normal fenestration for cottages on S side of S wing. Formal W front to rose garden has flint panels in screen wall, large round headed recess between corner pilasters to W ends of N and S ranges, and false 8/8 panes recessed sash windows central on 1st floor above. (Sources as for Bayfordbury q.v.).

Listing NGR: TL3136910387

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 90 91
'Country Life' in 24 January, (1925)
'Country Life' in 17 January, (1925), 92-99
'Kellys Directory' in Hertfordshire, (1914), 50 51
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

National Grid Reference: TL 31369 10387

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