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Berkhamsted Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7915 / 51°47'29"N

Longitude: -0.5578 / 0°33'28"W

OS Eastings: 499565

OS Northings: 211301

OS Grid: SP995113

Mapcode National: GBR F4S.PSF

Mapcode Global: VHFRY.87ZG

Entry Name: Berkhamsted Lodge

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157709

Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Berkhamsted

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

LITTLE GADDESDEN ASHRIDGE PARK
SP 91 SE (West side)

1/178 Berkhamsted Lodge
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- II

Gatelodge, now a private house. Early C19 (said to have been built for
7th Earl of Bridgewater (1753-1823) towards the end of his life
(senar(1983)62) but there are drawings by Geoffry Wyatt of 'Aldbury
Lodge' on paper watermarked 1828 (Linstrum(1972)228)). Half timbered
with black exposed timbers and panelled pargetting, from moulds with
Brownlow monogram on front (coloured in 1980). Painted brick rear parts.
Steep red tile roofs. Single storey Z-plan half-timbered lodge. Oldest
part facing road on E. Central gable flanked by 2 small square towers
with separate roofs, pointed to LH and gabled to RH the base of which
is an open porch to entrance. A second gabled tower set back at RH end.
Oversailing verges at each gable have brackets to ridge, purlins and
wallplates. Central canted oriel window with tiled roof. Wooden mullions
and leaded lattice casements. Marked by OS as Crome Cottage. Said to
have been possible to open the gates from inside the lodge by means of
a wheel connected to them, (Senar(1983)62). Gates now removed on this
old road from Hemel Hempstead to Aldbury.


Listing NGR: SP9956511301

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