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Faerie Hollow, Little Gaddesden

Description: Faerie Hollow

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157746

OS Grid Reference: SP9899813489
OS Grid Coordinates: 498998, 213489
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8113, -0.5654

Location: Ringshall Dr, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP4 1NT

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

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Listing Text

SP 91 SE (West side)
Ashridge Park

1/215 Faerie Hollow


House. C16 hall house, converted to 3 estate houses in C17 or early C18,
altered in C19, sold in 1920's, SE extension c.1970. Timber frame. Red
brick casing and extensions. Steep old red tile roofs. A 16 storeys
house facing W with 2 cells, end-chimney old part in middle. 3 front
gabled dormers at eaves with cusped bargeboards and 3-light lattice
leaded casements. 2 canted tiled bay windows to ground floor with a door
between. 2 tall chimneys with pairs of diagonal square shafts. 3 gabled
rear stair towers with winding stairs (N part rebuilt after a fire) and
entrance lobby between southern 2. Frame has jowled posts, cambered
tie-beams, clasped purlin roof with collar and queen-strut trusses.
Leaded lancet window to each stair turret. Axial chamfered beams to
floor and large open fireplace. Formerly known as Appletrees and
Witchcraft Bottom. A main road formerly ran along valley to W of house.

Listing NGR: SP9899813489

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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