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Description: 38, Gaddesden Row
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157864
OS Grid Reference: TL0592012203
OS Grid Coordinates: 505920, 212203
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7985, -0.4654
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GREAT GADDESDEN GADDESDEN ROW
TL 0l SE
4/82 No. 38
House. C16, altered later C17, brick W part early C18, renovated c.1980.
Timber frame on brick sill faced with red brick on ground floor and red
tilehanging with scalloped band on 1st floor, W end in red brick
chequered with vitrified blue headers. Steep old red tile roofs. A
2-storeys house set back from road facing S with higher W part's roof
carried down as catslide to front sheltering a corner porch. A 2-bays
structure probably formerly open to roof with floor inserted and W end
chimney added in later C17. Early C18 W service bay possibly replaces
flimsier lower one, as decorative rib on W face of chimney now in attic
of W extension. S front has gabled dormer at W and 2, 2-light casement
windows. 3-light casements to ground floor. Large internal chimney
emerges in higher roof next to lower part. Interior has jowled posts,
straight heavy braces to tie beams, straight-tension braces in long
walls, wide-spaced studs exposed in front and rear walls on both floors,
chamfered axial beams with hollow stops and heavy squared joists,
squint-butted scarf joints in wall-plates, clasped-purlin roof with
collar-and-queen-strut trusses, and straight wind-braces. Interior
full-height framed partition divides 2 bays of older part. Large open
fireplace serves only hall (middle room) and stairs to cellar and 1st
floor beside chimney on S. Deep well in cellar below W end.
Listing NGR: TL0592012203
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