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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: 1102529



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Graveley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162625

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13/12 Graveley Bury 9.6.52 Nos. 1, and 2


Farmhouse, now 2 houses. C17 or earlier. Timber frame roughcast, with steep pitched old red tile roofs. Half-hipped W rear end of S wing. A 2-storeys, H-plan house with hall range slightly higher than wings, facing E. Large rearwall chimney projects from N part of hall range, 2½ bays N parlour wing projects to front and rear, has a narrow stair bay at rear and large external lateral chimney on N wall. Large similar chimney on S wall of S wing which is presumably a service wing, projecting to front and rear. S part of hall range has inserted internal chimney backing onto S wing and staircase at rear. This is presumably an enlargement of the cross-passage. E front has 2 windows to each floor of hall range, central entrance, a window to each floor of each wing, and a separate door into the S wing on the right of the window. This wing now forms No. 2. Flush casement windows of 2- and 3-lights to 1st floor and to ground floor of S wing. Sash windows with small panes to ground floor with external shutters. Triple sashes to right of centre, 6/6 panes on left of entrance. 4-panels flush-beaded door in heavy frame with flat hood on shaped brackets. Door to No. 2 a plank door. Interior has clasped-purlin roof, jowled posts, close studding, 2-light ovolo-moulded blocked small windows flanking the C18 3-light leaded casement to the chamber over the hall. Axial beams to hall range and parlour wing, chamfered with hollow stops. Tumbled brick offsets to projecting hall chimney. Remains of panelled pargetting. (RCHM (1911)93: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL2344127944

Selected Sources

Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

National Grid Reference: TL 23441 27944


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