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Description: Stags End House
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157859
OS Grid Reference: TL0687012010
OS Grid Coordinates: 506870, 212010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7965, -0.4517
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GREAT GADDESDEN GADDESDEN LANE
TL 01 SE
- Stags End House
Country house, now offices. Early C19 on ancient site (called Tags End
on Tithe Map of 1838 and Gaddesden Bury in 1851), additions in late C19,
interior alterations and staircase 1907 by William Bonnar Hopkins for
Frederick Braund, kitchen wing 1920 by same architect. A 2-storeys
double-pile Neo-classical house facing E with 2-storeys rear wing.
Stucco, white brick rear wing, low-pitched hipped slate roofs. The main
range has a wide oversailing eaves cornice with paired brackets to
soffit. Symmetrical front 9 windows long, additional end-bays set back
half the depth of the house, cornice at 1st floor level and corner
pilasters. Panelled end elevations without windows. Pedimented shallow
central projection of 3 bays fronted by wide porch with 4 unfluted Greek
Doric columns, full entablature, and blocking course. Recessed sash
windows, taller on ground floor with moulded surrounds rising from
plinth. Small panes to sashes, infilling ends of porch. Triple sash
windows to rear wing. Interior has oak staircase and Ionic screens to
stair hall and landing over. Medieval name of site Taggeshende. (RCHM
Listing NGR: TL0687012010
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Source: English Heritage
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