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Bury Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.996 / 51°59'45"N

Longitude: 0.0382 / 0°2'17"E

OS Eastings: 540030

OS Northings: 235022

OS Grid: TL400350

Mapcode National: GBR L9P.Y6Q

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.M326

Plus Code: 9F32X2WQ+97

Entry Name: Bury Farm House

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162590

Location: Nuthampstead, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Nuthampstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Barkway

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 43 NW (North side)

4/133 Bury Farm House


House. 1422 origins,when in possession of the Crown. Part rebuilt mid
C16 for R. Chester, extended early C17. Stacks inserted, floored and
raised later in C17. Refronted late C18. Some timber frame, largely
rebuilt in C17 and C18 red brick with black brick diapering. Steeply
pitched tiled roof. Original hall was to right with storeyed parlour/
chamber to left rebuilt in C16, extended further to left in C17. Now
2 storeys, cellars and attics. Entrance front appears as 4 unequal
bays, broader spacing to right. To left of centre a 4 panelled part
glazed architraved door, timber portico on octagonal columns,
pedimental tiled head. Rendered plinth. 16 pane sashes, deeply
recessed on ground floor, much shallower reveals on first floor which
was originally jettied on later wings, cambered heads to ground floor
and first floor right. Right gable end large C17 external stack with
rebuilt capping. Left gable end is C17 brick over cement render with
a large C17 external stack with offsets. To rear 3 gabled wings.
Behind original hall to left is a short projection with a lower
separate steeply hipped roof. C18 brick facing with a ground floor 3
light small pane flush frame casement, first floor a small early 2 light
part latticed recessed casement, cambered heads. Projecting from this is
a short C17 brick wing with a large internal end stack, rebuilt capping.
To right are 2 C17 gabled wings, that towards centre for stairs, refaced
in C18, steeply pitched roofs. A ground floor 3 light small pane
casement in a deep recess, an entrance with a half glazed door in a deep
reveal. To rear centre a short lean-to projection with 2 light casements.
Interior: square cut ovolo moulded ornamentally jowled post in original
hall, axial and cross axial ovolo and chamfered bearers, C17 newel
stair, chamfered brick depressed arched fireplace, cambered tie beams,
clasped purlin roof. In attic remains of simple panel wall painting
flank steps up, supporting timbers remain for C17 belvedere. Attached
to left from front and set back is an C18 1 storey dairy/kitchen
addition with 3 light casements, dentilled brick eaves, gable end
stack, kneelers to rounded brick coped parapet, entrance to rear.
Beyond this extends a further lean-to outshut with red brick to front,
weatherboarding to rear. (VCH 1914: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL4003035022

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

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