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A Grade II Listed Building in Brickendon Liberty, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.762 / 51°45'43"N

Longitude: -0.0771 / 0°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 532804

OS Northings: 208783

OS Grid: TL328087

Mapcode National: GBR KC3.KBF

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.MZ34

Entry Name: Sewards

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 20 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160646

Location: Brickendon Liberty, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Brickendon Liberty

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

(East side)

3/39 Sewards
24.11.66 (formerly listed as Sewards
Farmhouse and under Edwards
- II Green)

House. 1699, renovated 1901 for Pearson family estate ('1699/ERP/1901'
on rainwater head). Red brick with black headers in Flemish-bond, and
old red tile roof of 2 parallel ridges. Lead roofed glazed square timber
cupola on centre of roof. 2-storeys, attics and cellar, double-pile, end
chimneys, central entrance plan house set in own grounds facing W with
low extensions at rear and SE. Symmetrical W front has 5 windows to 1st
floor, corresponding windows on ground floor but central entrance. Box
eaves, plat-band, plastered plinth, heavy oak frames and metal casements
to leaded 2-lights windows, with segmental arches on ground floor.
6-panels fielded oak door in gabled timber porch up 4 steps. Built up
brick coping to gable parapets, 2 very large projecting S gable chimneys
with many tiled offsets and decorative terracotta pots. Smaller external
gable chimney at N. Attics lit by gable chimneys. Ogee cup and ball
finial to central cupola providing top light to stair. Interior, has
bolection moulded panelling, cornice and dado in ground floor front
room with late C18 cast iron hob grate. Exposed beam and fire lintel in
other front room. Cased beams on 1st floor and similar hob grate.

Listing NGR: TL3280408783

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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