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The Lane House, Great Gaddesden

Description: The Lane House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 157872

OS Grid Reference: TL0481012778
OS Grid Coordinates: 504810, 212778
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8038, -0.4813

Location: Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6HG

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

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(South side)
3/93 The Lane House
26.1.67 (formerly listed as
Old Lane Farmhouse)
- II

Farmhouse, now a private house. Late C16, mid C17 rear stairwing and
brick chimneys, C19 E extension. Timber frame, painted brick infill,
painted brick E extension, steep old red tile roofs. An irregular T-plan
2-storeys house facing S with cross range of service buildings at W end,
and gabled stairwing at rear. 5 flush casement windows with small panes
to each floor. Entrance by boarded door under gabled porch into higher E
extension. Original house in middle of 3-cells with internal chimney
offset to N side to allow stair in lobby entrance. Wide spaced
storey-height framing and narrow bay for chimney. Hall has RH end of
chimney lintel jointed into vertical post, pointing to an earlier timber
framed chimney replaced by the present brick stock about a century after
the house was built. Fine brick chimney with 2 octagonal shafts at SE
corner probably contemporary and built when former service rooms changed
to parlour and house possibly linked to former separate kitchen at NW
now reroofed as catslide. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0481012778

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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