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Farm Cottage, Great Gaddesden

Description: Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 157908

OS Grid Reference: TL0226911258
OS Grid Coordinates: 502269, 211258
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7906, -0.5186

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)
3/129 Farm Cottage
20.12.82 (formerly listed
in Nettleden with
Potten End parish)


House. Circa 1600, S part (possibly a byre) heightened when incorporated
into house in C17 and floor inserted in hall. Timber framed with painted
brick infill, at rear painted brick ground floor. Steep old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys 4-windows long house set back from road facing E with
additional dormer windows lighting the upper floor, and single-storey
lean-to extension at N end. Possibly a long-house derivative plan with
2-bays house of possibly storeyed N-bay and probably open hall in S bay
with chimney projecting to S into formerly lower byre. E front of
house-part has 2 large hipped dormers, 2 3-light small-paned Yorkshire
sliding casements on 1st floor, and on ground floor a 3-light window, a
modern gabled porch with plank door, and a single- and 2-lights window
to right. Door into lean-to surrounding N external gable chimney.
Similar dormer and casement window in each floor of LH wing. Wide-spaced
storey-height framing with straight tension braces exposed at rear.
Framing of floors and structure exposed inside. Clasped-purlin roof with
windbracing. Chamfered and stopped axial floor beam and squared joists
to N bay with stair in original position on rear wall. Chamfered and
stopped joists and axial beam in hall, with carpenter's assembley marks.
(RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0226911258

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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