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War Memorial in Front of John O'Gaddesden's House, Little Gaddesden

Description: War Memorial in Front of John O'Gaddesden's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157720

OS Grid Reference: SP9927213381
OS Grid Coordinates: 499272, 213381
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8103, -0.5614

Location: Nettleden Road, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP4 1PL

Locality: Little Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP4 1PL

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Listing Text

SP 9913 (East side)

9/189 War Memorial
- in front of
John O'Gaddesden's


War memorial. 1920-21. Concept and some of materials brought from Italy
by Mrs. Wheatley cousin to Lady Brownlow and wife of Lord Brownlow's
agent. Red brick piers, plinth and coping over tile creasing, plastered
panels, limestone inscribed slabs in side panels, carved Italian stone
centrepiece in Renaissance style with 2 applied inscribed veined marble
slabs. Terracotta octagonal panels in balustrade each side. Red pantiled
lean-to hood on moulded S-curved wooden brackets. War memorial to both
Wars in the form of a wayside shrine with hooded centrepiece and side
panels with quadrant swept copings. Low balustraded wall to each side
with 2 rows of terracotta wreathed roundels on octagonal blocks. Central
feature has rounded head with carved soffit 2 bracketed stages and
Renaissance carved panelled pilasters. (Senar(1983)87).

Listing NGR: SP9927213381

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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