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Marsh Farm and Attached Courtyard of Outbuildings to West, Along Track 250 Metres from Lane, Great Gaddesden

Description: Marsh Farm and Attached Courtyard of Outbuildings to West, Along Track 250 Metres from Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157884

OS Grid Reference: TL0386411887
OS Grid Coordinates: 503864, 211887
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7960, -0.4953

Location: Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6HB

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

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Listing Text

TL 0l SW
(East side)
3/105 Marsh Farm and attached
- courtyard of outbuildings
to W, along track 250m
from lane
- II

Farmhouse, now a private house, and attached outbuildings, C16, N
parlour wing c.1600, altered and extended in C19 and C20. Timber frame,
brick casing and extensions, all roughcast externally. Steep old red
tile roofs. Outbuildings timber framed dark weatherboarded generally but
thin red brickwork to NW corner. A 2-storeys, H-plan house facing E with
2-storeys extensions to NW and SW linking to former farm buildings
around a rear courtyard now an enclosed garden. Irregular fenestration
with casement windows and small panes. Entrance by glazed door under
porch in middle of E front, which has been extended forward for lobby
and new staircase with flatter-pitched front roof slope propped off
surviving older roof structure. Roofspace has wide-span collar-and-side-
purlin roof with tall queen-struts and smoke-blackened re-used rafters.
N parlour-crosswing has external N sidewall chimney with pedimented
strapwork oval motif in cut and moulded brickwork on outer face.

Listing NGR: TL0386411887

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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