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The Bury

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury Green, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8695 / 51°52'10"N

Longitude: 0.1051 / 0°6'18"E

OS Eastings: 545030

OS Northings: 221089

OS Grid: TL450210

Mapcode National: GBR LCB.PF0

Mapcode Global: VHHLT.R8YN

Entry Name: The Bury

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 394658

Location: Little Hadham, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Little Hadham

Built-Up Area: Bury Green

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Hadham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)

12/18 The Bury



House. Later C16 (Manor Court Rolls of Little Hadham moved from
Bury to church tower for safekeeping in 1585 (Minet (1914) 106)
possibly occasioned by rebuilding: house marked on Clintons
Estate map of 1588 in HRO). '1572' marked in modern plaster of E
gable of N cross wing. Long low timber frame, facing E with 2
cross wings. S wing rebuilt with 2 storeys, attic and cellar and
stair tower formerly in angle, in early C17. Interior remodelled
early C19. 2 storeys flat roofed corridor and entrance addition
on E side, single storey dining room added at rear of N wing
linking to former granary, and house cased in red brick on Ground
floor with plaster pargetting on upper floor, in this century.
Old red tile gabled roofs, half-hipped on granary. Central
chimney in middle of house and inserted floor with chamfered and
stopped beams of early C17, but cambered tie beam of open truss
of hall survives in bedroom to N of chimney, carried on heavy
jowled posts. Bressummer on N side of S wing, exposed
internally, shows this wing was close studded. This wing has an
early C19 central stair and contemporary fire surrounds to
external gable chimneys. Early C18 2 panel doors to attics lit
by 2 casement windows in the 2 gables on the S. Cellar under E
half of this wing. Small-paned wooden casements used generally.
Late C17 or early C18 timber frame plastered granary now forms a
high room with loft over carried on 2 deeply chamfered
crossbeams. 2 bay clasped purlin roof structure over with tie
beam cut and set higher. Modern dining room on its E has
elaborate carved wooden fire surround, dado and C17 small
panelled door with cockspur hinges all said to have come from
Albury Hall, now demolished. Late C18/early C19 6-panel moulded
doors in all parts of the house. Interesting carved oak fluted
fire surround on S side of central chimney. Administrative
centre of the Bishop of Ely's manor of Little Hadham, which
passed to the Cecil family in 1601-2 (VCH (1914) 53-4).

Listing NGR: TL4503021089

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