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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SANDON BURY

List entry Number: 1102608

Location

SANDON BURY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireNorth HertfordshireDistrict AuthoritySandon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jan-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162415

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History

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Details

SANDON SANDON TL 33 SW 7/92 Sandon Bury (formerly listed 9.6.52 as Sandon Bury Farmhouse) GV II* Large house. 1661 for J. Nicholas. Raised, extended and altered in early C19. Flemish bond red brick. Steeply pitched hipped slate roof. 5 bays, double depth. 2 storeys and attic, front raised to 3 storeys. Entrance moved from centre 1 bay to right: 4 fielded panelled door, rectangular fanlight, moulded surround, ground floor tall glazing bar sashes, all in shallow reveals with gauged brick flat arched heads. Plinth. Plat band to first floor which has smaller sashes and a Sun Fire Insurance Marker. Later attic has small 6 light flush frame sashes. Panelled and bracketed eaves soffit. 4 end stacks. Attached to right and set back slightly is lower 2 bay addition replacing a C15 wing. Ground floor large French windows with a slightly cambered gauged brick head. First floor 2 sashes as on main block, roof hipped to right. Left end: continuing plinth, plat bands, 2 first floor sashes and an attic sash in rear gable which has a half hip. C19 lean-to outshut to left front with an entrance and a sash. C19 gabled brick porch to rear left, vertically panelled door with lean-to attached to right of porch. Right end: half hip to rear block which has an entrance with a bracketed hood, ground floor 2 light casement, first floor small sash, 2 plat bands. C19 block has an extruded stack to rear with twin flues. To rear: ground floor flush frame 16 pane sashes, gauged brick flat arched heads, left bay blocked, first floor similar sashes, central window is fixed, that to right of centre is fixed with early diamond leaded panes. Interior: early C19 stair with twisting moulded handrail inserted in bolection. moulded panelled parlour. Original dog-leg stair to rear with column-on-vase balusters, heavy square newels, moulded handrail. (VCH 1910: Pevsner 1977: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3224934486

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire - Date: 1977

National Grid Reference: TL3224934486

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