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Twyford Bury

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8542 / 51°51'15"N

Longitude: 0.167 / 0°10'1"E

OS Eastings: 549343

OS Northings: 219513

OS Grid: TL493195

Mapcode National: GBR MDY.M1T

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.VN5D

Plus Code: 9F32V538+MR

Entry Name: Twyford Bury

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214177

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398639

Location: Thorley, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM22

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Thorley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thorley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

TL 41 NE THORLEY TWYFORD BURY LANE
(east side)
Twyford

4/68 Twyford Bury

-

- II

House. 1895 by Eustace C Frere on family property (information from owner).
L-shaped Arts and Crafts house. Red brick with pebbledashed upper parts. Steep
red tile roof with bellcast at eaves, hipped to W and with gabled, two and a half
storeys, cross-wing on E. Entrance porch and stair in angle under catslide
extension of cross-wing. Large red brick chimney at junction of wings. Upper
part of each cross wing gable corbelled out to face of external gable chimney
(as at Thorley House of c.1902). 2-light and 4-light wooden casement windows
on S. Interesting E front of crosswing flanked by gable chimneys each with small
gabled offset just above roof. Corbelled kneelers to eaves. Moulded brick
plinth offset but plinth face carried up as apron to 2 5-light mullioned and
transomed wooden windows with small panes, projecting blue brick corbels at sill
and 2 rows of tile over. Dentilled brick and below pebbledash upper part with
2 3-light low, small paned, windows under eaves. Recessed corner porch in
angle, with low brick surround supporting stumpy wooden turned column on heavy
timber capping. Heavy beams around corner carved with strapwork interlace on
convex outer face, said to include name of architect. Half-glazed small paned
front door. Staircase has tapered square newel posts.


Listing NGR: TL4934319513

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