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Church Farmhouse and Stables

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7899 / 51°47'23"N

Longitude: -0.5105 / 0°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 502826

OS Northings: 211183

OS Grid: TL028111

Mapcode National: GBR G65.PQV

Mapcode Global: VHFRZ.38GQ

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse and Stables

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157895

Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

GREAT GADDESDEN PIPERS HILL,
TL 01 SW
(North side)
3/116 Church Farmhouse
26.1.67 ard Stables

GV II*

Farmhouse and attached stables. C15/C16 open hall house, C16 N part, C18
brick scullery and stable at NE, renovated and brick casing to front and
shortened S end in mid C19 for Ashridge Estate. Timber frame, roughcast
at rear, dark weatherboarding to N gable, C18 red brick to stable range,
darker C19 red brick casing to house. Steep old red tile roofs. A tall
2-storeys, cellar and attic house facing E with lower 2 storeys stable
range running E from its N end. 5 windows long house with transomed
casement windows with cambered arches, gabled porch to 6-panel
flush-beaded door in S part. Canted bay window on S end. 5-windows long
stable range faces S and has square small recesses to the upper floor
(hay loft). Older S part of house consists of 2½ bays of structure
formerly extending further to S. This is a former open hall with
queen-strut and collar trusses to a smoke-blackened clasped-purlin roof
with curved wind-braces and curved braces supporting the collar from the
queen-struts of each truss. Wattle-and-daub infill remains in closed
truss. Abutting on the N is a 2-bays rather later structure with
clasped-purlin roof, curved wind-braces and flat rafters. 1st floor
carried in S part on deeply-moulded cross-beams with double cavetto.
Very large central chimney emerges through front slope of roof next to
ridge. Oak Jacobean style stair of mid C19. Double-height scullery at W
end of stable range.


Listing NGR: TL0282811183

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