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Thunderdell Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8029 / 51°48'10"N

Longitude: -0.5808 / 0°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 497954

OS Northings: 212539

OS Grid: SP979125

Mapcode National: GBR F4K.XN5

Mapcode Global: VHFRQ.WYB8

Entry Name: Thunderdell Lodge

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157740

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

SP 91 SE (East side) Ashridge Park

1/209 Thunderdell Lodge
30.11.66 (Formerly listed as Thunderdell
Lodge, Ashridge Park)


Gatelodge to Ashridge, now a private house. Circa 1817 by Jeffry Wyatt
for Earl of Bridgewater. Limestone in chequer pattern with coursed
squared knapped flints. Yorkstone plinth slabs. Steep slate roofs. A
2-storeys L-shaped building with main range N-S and shorter wing
extending to E from S end. Polygonal 2-storeys projection at: S next SW
corner with 3 windows on each floor. Projecting parapeted square single-
storey porch at S end of W wall with Tudor arched S doorway with
battened door and narrow moulded E window. 2 windows and modern matching
door on W side, windows on each floor on E gable 2-light over 3-light.
Hollow chamfered stone mullioned windows, moulded labels to ground
floor, iron casements with lattice leaded glazing. Y-tracery to Tudor
arched upper gable windows. Crow stepped gable parapets to N and E with
splendid scroll stone finial at E. Large stone chimneys with diagonal
square shafts. Chequered stone and knapped flint wall with moulded brick
capping extends round garden on E of lodge. (Linstrum(1972)228-9).

Listing NGR: SP9795412539

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