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26, 27 and 28, Little Gaddesden

Description: 26, 27 and 28

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157736

OS Grid Reference: SP9923313436
OS Grid Coordinates: 499233, 213436
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8108, -0.5620

Location: Tunnel Rd W, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP4 1NU

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

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Listing Text

SP 9913 (West side)

9/205 Nos. 26, 27,
- and 28


Block of 3 houses. No. 27 early C19, Nos 26 and 28 1850 for Brownlow
estate. Red brick with stone mullioned windows, steep old red tile roofs
and openwork timber trusses in gables at front of No. 27 and on E side
of No. 28. A deliberately picturesque group of estate houses at entrance
to park facing S with E wing extending N beside road. 2 storeys,
L-shaped block formed by irregular extensions to symmetrical No. 27.
This has a 2-cells lobby-entry plan with 2 windows to each floor,
central gabled porch, large square central chimney topped by 4 tall
octagonal shafts with moulded caps and bases. 2-light chamfered stone
mullioned windows on 1st floor, 3-light on ground floor, all with
lattice leaded casements. Timber framed pargetted porch. Interior has a
cellar. The house was the laundry house and had drying green to N. No.
26 to W has lighter red brick and matching tiled roof but red relieving
arches to stone mullioned windows and projecting gabled crosswing and
diagonally set square shafts to chimneys. Carved brackets springing from
moulded corbels support gable ridge, purlins and wallplates. Similar
treatment of No. 28 formerly 3 houses with gabled timber porch on E.

Listing NGR: SP9923313436

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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