History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

War Memorial in Front of John O'gaddesden's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8103 / 51°48'36"N

Longitude: -0.5614 / 0°33'41"W

OS Eastings: 499272

OS Northings: 213380

OS Grid: SP992133

Mapcode National: GBR F4L.GVR

Mapcode Global: VHFRR.7R1M

Entry Name: War Memorial in Front of John O'gaddesden's House

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157720

Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden

Built-Up Area: Little Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Find accommodation in
Little Gaddesden

Listing Text

LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 9913 (East side)

9/189 War Memorial
- in front of
John O'Gaddesden's
House

GV II

War memorial. 1920-21. Concept and some of materials brought from Italy
by Mrs. Wheatley cousin to Lady Brownlow and wife of Lord Brownlow's
agent. Red brick piers, plinth and coping over tile creasing, plastered
panels, limestone inscribed slabs in side panels, carved Italian stone
centrepiece in Renaissance style with 2 applied inscribed veined marble
slabs. Terracotta octagonal panels in balustrade each side. Red pantiled
lean-to hood on moulded S-curved wooden brackets. War memorial to both
Wars in the form of a wayside shrine with hooded centrepiece and side
panels with quadrant swept copings. Low balustraded wall to each side
with 2 rows of terracotta wreathed roundels on octagonal blocks. Central
feature has rounded head with carved soffit 2 bracketed stages and
Renaissance carved panelled pilasters. (Senar(1983)87).


Listing NGR: SP9927213380


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 14 March 2017.

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.