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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: 1102276



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Braughing

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161247

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Braughing village TL 3925 BRAUGHING THE SQUARE (north side)

9/56 Nos 4, and 5 (Benedict)



House, now 2 houses. C16, W part altered in late C17, E part largely rebuilt in C18. Timber frame roughcast. One and a half storeys W part thatched above an old red tile slope with 2 gabled tiled dormers. Higher 2 storeys E part (No 5) thatched with half-hip to E end and lower rear wing to NE. Fragmentary remains of a small open-hall house with 2 pairs of posts in No 4 formerly supporting tie-beams which were removed in late C17 when floor and chimney were inserted. They mark either a cross-passage, or a hearth bay. Framing in E wall has heavy curved tension braces with door position at S end, leading into No 5. S elevation to The Square, with central plank door to No 4 flanked by 2-light, flush small-paned casements and similar windows to 2 dormers over. No 5 now has no front door, and irregularly spaced flush casement windows (renewed) on each floor. Tall chimney in front slope roof. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3975825205

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National Grid Reference: TL 39758 25205


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