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Stables at Brayfordbury 220 Metres to West South West of Mansion

A Grade II Listed Building in Bayford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7767 / 51°46'36"N

Longitude: -0.0972 / 0°5'50"W

OS Eastings: 531369

OS Northings: 210387

OS Grid: TL313103

Mapcode National: GBR KBX.D8N

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.8LGT

Entry Name: Stables at Brayfordbury 220 Metres to West South West of Mansion

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 20 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160636

Location: Bayford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bayford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bayford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

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1/28 Stables at Bayfordbury
24.11.66 220M to WSW of mansion
(formerly listed as Stables at
GV Bayfordbury)


Stables. Circa 1812 for William Baker II MP probably to designs by
Francis Aldhouse when former stable pavillion was taken into domestic
use at Bayfordbury. White brick (actually shades of salmon and yellow),
uncoursed knapped flint panels in screen wall, and low-pitched hipped
roof of graduated slates. A square stone paved courtyard surrounded on
N, E and S by 2-storeys uniform buildings and on W by a 2M high wall
with 6 wide flint-panelled piers carried higher with stone copings and
wrought iron gate in narrow central entrance between 2 piers. W side of
E range has entrance carriageway at N, 4 pairs of double doors in
segmental arched recesses for coach/carriage houses, and round arched
entrance to stair to upper floor. 1st floor has central circular blind
recess and 3 recessed sash windows to each side with 8/8 panes. Round
arched recesses to N and S wings with small-panes windows and flush-bead
panelled doors to stables on N and stable cottages on S. More normal
fenestration for cottages on S side of S wing. Formal W front to rose
garden has flint panels in screen wall, large round headed recess
between corner pilasters to W ends of N and S ranges, and false 8/8
panes recessed sash windows central on 1st floor above. (Sources as for
Bayfordbury q.v.).

Listing NGR: TL3136910387

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