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26, 27 and 28

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8107 / 51°48'38"N

Longitude: -0.562 / 0°33'43"W

OS Eastings: 499230

OS Northings: 213426

OS Grid: SP992134

Mapcode National: GBR F4L.GQ6

Mapcode Global: VHFRR.6RR9

Entry Name: 26, 27 and 28

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157736

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 (West side)

9/205 Nos. 26, 27,
- and 28


Block of 3 houses. No. 27 early C19, Nos 26 and 28 1850 for Brownlow
estate. Red brick with stone mullioned windows, steep old red tile roofs
and openwork timber trusses in gables at front of No. 27 and on E side
of No. 28. A deliberately picturesque group of estate houses at entrance
to park facing S with E wing extending N beside road. 2 storeys,
L-shaped block formed by irregular extensions to symmetrical No. 27.
This has a 2-cells lobby-entry plan with 2 windows to each floor,
central gabled porch, large square central chimney topped by 4 tall
octagonal shafts with moulded caps and bases. 2-light chamfered stone
mullioned windows on 1st floor, 3-light on ground floor, all with
lattice leaded casements. Timber framed pargetted porch. Interior has a
cellar. The house was the laundry house and had drying green to N. No.
26 to W has lighter red brick and matching tiled roof but red relieving
arches to stone mullioned windows and projecting gabled crosswing and
diagonally set square shafts to chimneys. Carved brackets springing from
moulded corbels support gable ridge, purlins and wallplates. Similar
treatment of No. 28 formerly 3 houses with gabled timber porch on E.

Listing NGR: SP9923013426

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