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Shepherds Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7912 / 51°47'28"N

Longitude: -0.5191 / 0°31'8"W

OS Eastings: 502230

OS Northings: 211321

OS Grid: TL022113

Mapcode National: GBR G65.MKZ

Mapcode Global: VHFRY.Y7DP

Entry Name: Shepherds Cottage

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157906

Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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