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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: 1347253



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Codicote

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: 161952

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TL 2118 CODICOTE BURY LANE (east side)

10/5 The Bury


- II*

House, now sheltered housing for old people. Soon afer 1659. Red brick. Built double pile. Machine tile hipped roofs behind C18 parapet. Sauare plan. 3 storeys over basement. Floor bands. Aluminium sash windows, 3 on each elevation. SW front has arched brick panels in the lower storeys and a 2-storeyed pilastered centre piece with Doric and Ionic orders on pedestals. Niches in outer bays. Top entablature with pediment and ball finials. Late C18 doorcase with pulvinated frieze and dentilled cornice. The roof shows 2 tall red brick chimney stacks with grouped square shafts. Lobby entrances to ground floor centre bays on NW and SE sides. Extremely good interior: large open-well staircase with tapering fluted balusters. Pendant newels have fretwork arch heads between them. Similar arch to front lobby. Original oak doors to 1st and 2nd floors with ovolo-moulded rails and muntins. Ground floor rooms with replacement panelling and exposed ceiling beams. Larqe c1978 rear extensions. (Pevsner (1977); RCHM Typescript)

Listing NGR: TL2188018541

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TL 21880 18541


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