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Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157722
OS Grid Reference: SP9942713162
OS Grid Coordinates: 499427, 213162
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8083, -0.5592
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LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 9913 (East side)
9/191 No. 42
Grocer's shop, later the Old Post Office, now a house. 1867 (carved on
monogrammed corner stone) personally designed by Lady Marian Alford,
became a house 1960. Red brick with grey headers, sandy red dressings to
openings. Red tiled roofs. 2-storeys small house facing N beside the
Green, with projecting small arcaded entrance at NW. 2 upper windows on
N are gabled with herringbone brickwork above the windows. Framed panel
on NW corner and stone with monogram and coronet in high relief and
engraved date on SW corner. Moulded brackets to overhanging W verge of
roof over a triangular oriel with scalloped tiled roof and rectangular
bay window with similar tiles and timber mullioned windows. Ovolo
moulded brick surrounds to leaded timber windows. Tall central chimney
with 4 conjoined circular shafts with square bases and quatrefoil caps.
Designed as a model village shop. Single-storey C20 matching rear wing
at SW. (Senar(1983)93).
Listing NGR: SP9942713162
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