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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: 1102282



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: 19-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161263

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TL 42 SW BRAUGHING THE WARREN (north side) 6/2 Upp Hall



Country house. Late C16 or C17, restored and extended c1896. Red brick with steep old red tile roofs. The older front range is of 2 storeys and attics and appears to represent the hall and service end of a house which originally extended to the N beyond the hall (possibly an older building subsequently demolished). The house faces W and the N room (the hall now dining room) has a rear lateral chimney and ovolo-moulded beams. It was probably entered by a screens passage on the S, in line with the present front entrance. To the S a kitchen (reception) with a wide fireplace at its S end, and a further large unheated service room to the S of it (drawing room). To the E of this room a rear service room, and to the E of the hall a staircase wing. W front has a moulded brick floor-band and eaves band with 3 long, 6- light, mullioned and transomed windows to each floor and 2 large gables with linked gable parapets, circular recess in apex over 3-light mullioled window. Floor band steps up over entrance door below left hand gable. Battended door in 4-centre arched wooden frame under label and brick pediment. Small 3-light window over door. 2-storeys canted bay window on right hand return added c1909. Extension 2-storeys in brick and tile with 3-light casement windows and gable parapets. Hipped dormers to attics to rear. Interior has exotic fittings - in dining room panelling said to be from Old Bishops Palace, Salisbury, an overmantle c1630 arcaded and carved: in reception room C17 oak panelling said to be from Wood End House, Warwickshire, and arcaded overmantle. (FCHM (1911) 68: VCH (1912) 311: Pevsner (1977) 311: Pevsner (1977) 371: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL4072923954

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, A, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1912), 311
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 311
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 371
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 40729 23954


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