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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: 1296288



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: 22-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161250

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Braughing village TL 3925 BRAUGHING THE STREET (east side)

9/44 No 14 (The Brown Bear PH) 22.2.67


House, now an inn. Early C16, altered in C17, extended as PH in C19. Timber frame roughcast with old red tile roofs. Originally a T-plan house with an open hall and wide, 2-storeys, jettied crosswing at S (service rooms). Large central chimney and floor in hall, and partition on upper floor of crosswing inserted in C17, and upper floor at N end rebuilt as a narrow crosswing. Single storey range added along S side of crosswing in C19, with a projecting gabled front and lateral chimney in the angle with the jettied crosswing. Irregular W front with one and a half storeys centre and gabled 2-storeys wings. 4-light flush casement window to hall with 2-light gabled dormer in the roof slope, and roof carried down over an enclosed porch in line with the recessed lower floor of the crosswing. This has a 3-light casement window on the 1st floor and a canted bay sash window beelow the jetty. The single-storey C19 wing has a cusped bargeboard, a 3-light casement and 2-light casement on the N return. The N end has a 2-light casement to the upper floor. Central chimney of 4 engaged shafts (upper part rebuilt). Interior has a plain crown-post with 2-way struts over the hall range, and a C17 chamfered doorframe with bar stops in the inserted partition on the 1st floor of the crosswing. (RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL3975225133

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National Grid Reference: TL 39752 25133


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