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Old Beech Hyde and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandridge, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7996 / 51°47'58"N

Longitude: -0.2811 / 0°16'51"W

OS Eastings: 518627

OS Northings: 212619

OS Grid: TL186126

Mapcode National: GBR H7T.1RR

Mapcode Global: VHGPK.21R6

Plus Code: 9C3XQPX9+VH

Entry Name: Old Beech Hyde and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163894

Location: Sandridge, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: Sandridge

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sandridge

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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6/350 Old Beech Hyde and
adjoining barn
- II

House. Late C15 hall house with mid C17 cross wing on E. Cased
in red brick in later C18. Plain tile roof. 1 storey and attics
on left, 2 storeys and attic on left, 2 storeys and attic on
right. The left side is 2 windows and contains a 2-bay former
open hall and a 1 bay contemporary cross wing. The front has 3
C18 leaded casements, each 4 lights in segmental heads. 2
similar casements to gabled dormers on left. C20 timber frame
tiled porch. Wing has rebuilt attic. Left part has plinth and
floor band. Large external mid C17 chimney stack to E wall of
wing: tall base with high plinth and shallow off-sets. 2
diagonal-set shafts with moulded bases and corbelled tops. Hall
range has stack of same date, probably rebuilt from earlier base:
4 square shafts in cruciform plan. Internally, the bay next to
the C17 wing has late C16 moulded floor beams. Clasped purlin
roof above. Hall is divided from this bay by a smoke-blackened
partition abutting E wall of inserted stack. Unmoulded inserted
floor beam to W bay. The C17 wing has a good open staircase at
rear, the newels with diamond finials. Circa 1980 extensions on
W connect with a C19 barn range to form an L plan. (RCHM

Listing NGR: TL1862712619

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