THE AXE AND COMPASSES PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102279

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1984

Statutory Address: THE AXE AND COMPASSES PUBLIC HOUSE, 28, THE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE AXE AND COMPASSES PUBLIC HOUSE, 28, THE STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Braughing

National Grid Reference: TL 39780 25204

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History

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Details

Braughing village TL 3925 BRAUGHING THE STREET (east side)

9/48 No 28 (The Axe and Compasses PH) -

GV II

House, now a public house. C16 S wing, early C17 main range. Timber frame roughcast on high brick plinth. Steep old red tile roof hipped at S end, half-hipped at N. 3 unit central chimney plan house facing W incorporating earlier crosswing at S projecting only to rear. 2 storeys, 4 windows long, with a 3- light flush casement window to 1st floor at N end and 3 flush box sash windows with 8/8 panes. Door up 4 steps has 2 margin-light sash windows to right and a canted bay window to left with 2 casement windows to N part beyond. 4-panel half-glazed door. Lean-to at N end plastered and tiled. External gable chimney at N end and gable chimney to E end of crosswing at S. Interior has open fireplaces, chamfered axial beams with hollow and bar stop, C17 moulded plank door to stair, and smoke blackened rafters reused in roof of main range. Name possibly from meetings of Worshipful Co. of Carpenters c1800.

Listing NGR: TL3978025204

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 161254

Legacy System: LBS

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