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No 5 and Well and Wellhouse on North, Little Gaddesden

Description: No 5 and Well and Wellhouse on North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157742

OS Grid Reference: SP9844314316
OS Grid Coordinates: 498443, 214316
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8188, -0.5732

Location: B4506, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP4 1ND

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

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Listing Text

SP 91 SE (West side)

1/211 No. 5 and Well
- and Wellhouse on N


House and well and wellhouse adjoining on N. Well early C19 in its
present form. House probably C15 former aisled hall altered in C17 and
C18 centuries and divided in C19 as Nos. 5 and 6. Timber frame brick
cased with steep old red tile roofs. Wellhouse timber framed with
herringbone red brick infill, linking Nos. 5 and 3, with tiled roof and
gabled central entrance. Tall wood-cased pump with finial and panelled
front (W) and rear, panelled stone rectangular trough, and wrought-iron
S-curved handle on N side. No. 5 extends into the S end of this
structure. House of 1½ storeys facing W with lobby-entry, internal
chimney plan, stair to rear of stack, rear outshut, axial floor beams,
and 2 3-light casement windows at different heights, central door
(disused), blocked door at end and present door at N with a window to
RH to extension in wellhouse. 3 gabled dormers at eaves and central
chimney in the front roofslope. Interior said to have massive tie-beam
with rebated moulded crown post and 4-way bracing. Collar-purlin with
splayed and tabled joint, and surviving aisle. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: SP9844314316

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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