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Robin Hood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8034 / 51°48'12"N

Longitude: -0.5527 / 0°33'9"W

OS Eastings: 499887

OS Northings: 212627

OS Grid: SP998126

Mapcode National: GBR F4L.YY1

Mapcode Global: VHFRR.CXNX

Entry Name: Robin Hood House

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157731

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 91 SE (East side)

1/200 Robin Hood House

- II

Inn, now a private house. Probably C17 incorporating C16 cellar, altered
1855 by 2nd Lord Brownlow, became a house in C19. Red brick with random
black headers to ground floor projecting in advance of roughcast and
presumably timber framed upper floors. Steep old red tile roofs.
2-storeys and attics large house with symmetrical W front. Gabled wings
flank a 3 windows wide recessed centre with 2 gabled dormers and
formerly with central entrance. One window to each floor in wings.
Casement flush windows those to attics retain rectangular leaded panes.
Steeply gabled red brick porch on S with buff brick dressings and
Brownlow plaque. 3 windows S front has tall bay window to single-storey
wing and canted oriel over 3-light window on left. Tall red brick
internal chimneys. RCHM (1911) noted old floor beams and flat shaped
balusters on attic stair. Francis the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater auctioned
hunters in 1746 at the sign of the Robin Hood on Little Gaddesden Hill
to meet the cost of canal construction. (RCHM(1911)144 no.6:

Listing NGR: SP9988712627

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