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49, Little Gaddesden

Description: 49

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157725

OS Grid Reference: SP9956513025
OS Grid Coordinates: 499565, 213025
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8070, -0.5573

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)

- No. 49


House. C17 or earlier, cased in red brick in C18/C19, N gable chimney
and small NE extension in 1870's for Lord Brownlow, S wing added in
1930's after sale of estate and buttresses to front wall are probably of
this time. Timber frame cased in red brick, brick S wing, old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys house, the older part has 2 flush 3-light Yorkshire
sliding casement windows with small panes to each floor, and a 2-light
window in the place of the former central door. Heavy brick buttresses
with 2 offsets between the openings. Sun Fire Insurance plaque no.
209530 on wall (for policy of June 1764 to Thomas Groome, carpenter) and
large external N gable chimney with white brick quoins and red brick
tumbled offsets. White brick dressings and decorative vent holes to N
lean-to extension set back to centre of chimney. Higher 2 storeys S wing
has 2 storeys canted bay window to right of entrance. A 3 bay timber
frame with original roof. (Senar(1983)96).

Listing NGR: SP9956513025

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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