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Latitude: 51.8294 / 51°49'45"N
Longitude: -0.2738 / 0°16'25"W
OS Eastings: 519051
OS Northings: 215943
OS Grid: TL190159
Mapcode National: GBR H7F.9M1
Mapcode Global: VHGPC.68MX
Entry Name: Bride Hall
Listing Date: 19 October 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347258
English Heritage Legacy ID: 163922
Location: Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL6
District: St. Albans
Civil Parish: Wheathampstead
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ayot St Lawrence
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 11 NE WHEATHAMPSTEAD BRIDE HALL LANE
AYOT ST LAWRENCE
3/378 Bride Hall
Large manor house. Late C16. Probably begun at time of Sir
Philip Boteler. Altered later C17 and C18. Restored early C20.
Red brick. Plain tile roof. E plan. 5-window elevation with
projecting central porch bay and wings. Original brick mullioned
windows preserved. These are between 2 and 4 lights, the lights
having 4-centre arches. The ground floor windows have straight
moulded brick hoods. C20 leaded casements throughout. Porch and
W projection have tumbled brick gables. E wing has a C18 hipped
roof. Dog tooth brick eaves. Tall axial chimney stack to left
of porch with 3 square shafts. Arris on E face. Central door
has 4-centre arched chamfered surround and a moulded brick hood.
2-light window above. Rear elevation has 2 projecting gable ends
each side, the left ones of each pair original staircase turrets,
the right ones early C20 additions. The W elevation has a late
C17 external chimney stack with 3 square shafts. Internally the
ground floor hall retains large fireplace. On E ground floor are
original doorways to the cellar, pantry and buttery. W ground
floor room has a good late C17 oak fireplace with moulded cornice
and frame. Contemporary painted bands of black and white
triangles within the hearth. The W wing has a good collar rafter
roof. In the staircase towers are late C17 newel stairs with
simple turned balusters. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL1905115943
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