GRAVELEY BURY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102529
Date first listed:
09-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
GRAVELEY BURY, 1 AND 2, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GRAVELEY BURY, 1 AND 2, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Graveley
National Grid Reference:
TL 23441 27944

Details

GRAVELEY CHURCH LANE TL 2327 (South side)

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

GV II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
162625
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04973/03
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