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Bunkers, Great Gaddesden

Description: Bunkers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157847

OS Grid Reference: TL0361713352
OS Grid Coordinates: 503617, 213352
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8092, -0.4984

Location: 9 Bradden Lane, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6JB

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP2 6JB

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(East side)
Jockey End
3/66 Bunkers
- II

House. C17, chimney later C17, renovated in later C20. Timber frame
exposed on 1st flcor with red brick infill. Ground floor renewed in red
brick. Steep old red tile roof. A 2-storeys and attics house facing N
with lobby entrance by stack a third from E end. A 3-cells plan with
unheated W room originally and stair probably to rear of chimney. Large
chimney rises through ridge with three conjoined square flues and
panelled side to front. 2 ground floor fireplaces and brick fireplace
with chamfered and hollow stopped lintel to chamber over hall. Irregular
fenestration with 4 small-pane casements to each floor. Bays have 4, 3,
5, and ?4 panels externally on front, the narrowest being an entrance-
and-chimney bay. Clasped-purlin roof with collars and square butted
scarf joints in purlins and wall-plate. Straight brace in front wall.
Bread oven said to have been destroyed for new staircase in entrance
lobby. Photographic evidence at house suggests a timber framed chimney
preceded the present brick one in the same narrow bay. Axial floor
beams in rooms to each side of stack with higher degree of finish in E
end room, probably the parlour. Cross-beam in W end room.

Listing NGR: TL0361713352

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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