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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: 1347258



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wheathampstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163922

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3/378 Bride Hall



Large manor house. Late C16. Probably begun at time of Sir Philip Boteler. Altered later C17 and C18. Restored early C20. Red brick. Plain tile roof. E plan. 5-window elevation with projecting central porch bay and wings. Original brick mullioned windows preserved. These are between 2 and 4 lights, the lights having 4-centre arches. The ground floor windows have straight moulded brick hoods. C20 leaded casements throughout. Porch and W projection have tumbled brick gables. E wing has a C18 hipped roof. Dog tooth brick eaves. Tall axial chimney stack to left of porch with 3 square shafts. Arris on E face. Central door has 4-centre arched chamfered surround and a moulded brick hood. 2-light window above. Rear elevation has 2 projecting gable ends each side, the left ones of each pair original staircase turrets, the right ones early C20 additions. The W elevation has a late C17 external chimney stack with 3 square shafts. Internally the ground floor hall retains large fireplace. On E ground floor are original doorways to the cellar, pantry and buttery. W ground floor room has a good late C17 oak fireplace with moulded cornice and frame. Contemporary painted bands of black and white triangles within the hearth. The W wing has a good collar rafter roof. In the staircase towers are late C17 newel stairs with simple turned balusters. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1905115943

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National Grid Reference: TL 19051 15943


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