THREE GABLES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1103185
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
THREE GABLES, 2, BURY END

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Location

Statutory Address:
THREE GABLES, 2, BURY END

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Pirton
National Grid Reference:
TL 14578 31498

Details

PIRTON BURY END TL 1431 (South side)

7/141 No. 2 - (Three Gables)

GV II*

House. C15 or earlier open-hall house with contemporary storeyed, jettied W crosswing, floor inserted in hall in early C17, E bay of hall demolished and present E gable chimney built in C18, renovated with hall range heightened to 2-storeys, central internal chimney built in crosswing, and jetty underbuilt in early C19, thatch roof replaced by slate in early C20, lower rear extension c.1970s. Timber frame on brick sill, roughcast with steep pitched roof now slated, rear extension of old red tile. A, 2-storeys, T-plan house facing N, with tall narrow W crosswing and 1 1/2-storeys rear extension. N front has 2 windows to each floor and door into hall range beside projecting gabled wing. 2- and 3-lights flush casement windows with small panes. Plank door with moulded flat hood on shaped brackets. Exposed red brick plinth where wing jetty has been underbuilt. Interior has exposed frame. Crosswing of 2 1/2-bays planned with one large room on each floor and stair in half-bay at rear with original doorway on 1st floor. Crown-post roof with thin plank-like 2-way bracing from square crown-post to collar-purlin (this has an edge-halved bladed scarf joint). Heavy flat floor joints to ground floor with jowled posts supporting jetty-beam. Open truss of hall complete in E gable wall with chamfered arch-braces to cambered tie-beam, rebated crown-post originally with 4-ways bracing, and collar-couple. Paired convex curved tension braces at front wall. Evidence for a 6-lights diamond mullioned hall window to front and rear. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1457831498

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163151
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04792/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Thomas. Source Historic England Archive
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