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

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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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

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Listing Text

SP 9913 (East side)

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


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.

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