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Description: The Bridgewater Arms Hotel
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157717
OS Grid Reference: SP9921213678
OS Grid Coordinates: 499212, 213678
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8129, -0.5622
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LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 9913 (East side)
9/186 The Bridgewater Arms
Hotel. C18, with C19 lower end extensions. Red brick with vitrified
headers and lighter red arches. Hipped slate roofs. A compact 3-storeys,
3 windows long block with lobby-entry and internal chimney a third from
N end. Round headed tall recess with nameboard above C19 gabled Gothick
timber porch. 6-panel door in heavy frame. Graduated heights of recessed
sash windows with flat gauged arches and 3/3, 3/6, 6/6 panes from top to
bottom. Overhanging eaves with plastered soffit. Short S wing has one
window over an early C19 projecting stucco porch with Doric columns,
full entablature and blocking course. Round headed doorway with
fanlight. 1½ storeys N wing formerly single storey but extended and
floored in early C20. 4 segmental headed windows rise through eaves, and
2 long 3-light casements with flat gauged arches below floor band. Bulky
mansarded rear wing not of special interest. Interior has central
chimney partly cut away, and axial beams, chamfered where exposed in 2
rooms, with ogee stops of 2 patterns.
Listing NGR: SP9921213678
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Source: English Heritage
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