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Pipers Cottage, Great Gaddesden

Description: Pipers Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157898

OS Grid Reference: TL0273011100
OS Grid Coordinates: 502730, 211100
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7891, -0.5120

Location: Piper's Hill, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP1 3BY

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP1 3BY

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(South side)
3/119 No. 1
- (Pipers Cottage)


House. Late C16, renovated in C19. Timber frame with red brick infill
and steep old red tile roof. E end and rear wall cased in red brick.
Lean-to garage at N end in red brick with slated roof. A small 2-storeys
house on roadside facing N. Appearance similar to when it was drawn by
Buckler in 1830s (HRO). 2 windows with 4-light ovolo-moulded oriel
window prominent on 1st floor. Lattice leaded glazing with C17/C18 iron
opening lights. Door into left hand part of font. Rear has cambered
arches to the 2-light lattice leaded casement windows on 1st floor,
3-light on ground floor, and a plank door in a heavy frame, almost
in-line with front door. Large internal chimney in line with rear door
serves single large room to W with exposed framing in W end, chamfered
axial and cross-beams and staircase rising up W wall in a space formerly
partitioned from main room. Moulded plank door on 1st floor. Clasped-
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL0288411182

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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