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Shepherds Cottage, Great Gaddesden

Description: Shepherds Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 157906

OS Grid Reference: TL0223011321
OS Grid Coordinates: 502230, 211321
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7912, -0.5191

Location: Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP1 3BZ

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

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(West side)
3/127 Nos. 8, and 9
30.11.66 (Shepherds Cottage)
(formerly listed as
No 8 St Margaret's, No 9 St
Margaret's (also called
Shepherds Cottage in Nettleden
GV with Potten End parish)


House, now 2. First half of C16 2-bays house (one an open hall), late
C16 jettied E part (No. 9), later C17 W end part and large chimney with
floor in hall and stair beside stack. Timber frame with red brick infill
and steep red tiled roofs half-hipped at W end. A long 2-storeys block
facing N with E part slightly higher. No. 8 has irregular fenestration
with 3 windows to each floor and gabled porch to door on E side of
central windows. Flush sliding Yorkshire casements with lattice leaded
glazing. Small stair window in line with internal stack one third from W
end. No. 9 has continuous side-jetty, one 4-light window to each floor
and 3-light window over baffle entrance beside large chimney near E end.
Medieval middle part has heavy timbers, heavy flat joists to the
storeyed E bay, reverse-curved braces to upper part of front wall,
original framed partition with curved tension brace (concealed from
hall.), swept-jowled posts, and clasped purlin roof structure with
wind-braces. Timbers of large scantling, squarish in section. Poor plain
joists in floor over hall but well finished chamfered joists with
run-out stops to W end extension. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0223011321

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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