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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: BURSTONE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1102862

Location

BURSTONE MANOR HOUSE, NORTH ORBITAL ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireSt. AlbansDistrict AuthoritySt. Stephen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163873

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 10 SW ST STEPHEN NORTH ORBITAL ROAD (south side) HOW WOOD

12/329 Burston Manor House

19.10.53

GV II*

Manor house, now house. C12, probably 1st half. Altered and extended in C15 and mid C17. Recased early-mid C19. Timber- frame. White-painted weatherboarding. Plain tile roof. The front has a projecting gable end on left. To right is a cross passage and 2 bays of a former aisled hall, datable by a scalloped capital embedded in a 1st floor partition wall. The aisles have been removed, probably when the hall was floored over in the C16-17. The front aisle probably came flush with the left gable end, inside which the original C15 wall is preserved. 2 storeys. 5 sash windows. C20 door in a C19 moulded frame with shaped brackets and flat hood. To right of door is a shallow canted sash bay with 5 sashes. Rear elevation has C16 red brick casing to the hall section. C15-16 4-centred arch door on right: chamfered spandrels, 3 vertical panels. On left end at rear is a mid C17 gabled projection with floor band and an attached chimney stack. Single ground and 1st floor windows with plain brick frames. Centre part of elevation with 2 recessed sash windows. Interior of house has good C15 screens passage behind door. 2 4- centred doors opening from service end. Front room of this end shows holes from a 2-light C15-16 diamond mullioned window. Two trusses from the aisled hall are exposed on the upper floor, both with long passing braces. The upper wall of the landings shows geometrical relief plasterwork from mid C17.

Listing NGR: TL1353403713

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National Grid Reference: TL 13534 03713

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