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Faerie Hollow

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8113 / 51°48'40"N

Longitude: -0.5654 / 0°33'55"W

OS Eastings: 498998

OS Northings: 213489

OS Grid: SP989134

Mapcode National: GBR F4L.FWH

Mapcode Global: VHFRR.4QZV

Entry Name: Faerie Hollow

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157746

Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden

Built-Up Area: Little Gaddesden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

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 (West side)
Ashridge Park

1/215 Faerie Hollow


House. C16 hall house, converted to 3 estate houses in C17 or early C18,
altered in C19, sold in 1920's, SE extension c.1970. Timber frame. Red
brick casing and extensions. Steep old red tile roofs. A 16 storeys
house facing W with 2 cells, end-chimney old part in middle. 3 front
gabled dormers at eaves with cusped bargeboards and 3-light lattice
leaded casements. 2 canted tiled bay windows to ground floor with a door
between. 2 tall chimneys with pairs of diagonal square shafts. 3 gabled
rear stair towers with winding stairs (N part rebuilt after a fire) and
entrance lobby between southern 2. Frame has jowled posts, cambered
tie-beams, clasped purlin roof with collar and queen-strut trusses.
Leaded lancet window to each stair turret. Axial chamfered beams to
floor and large open fireplace. Formerly known as Appletrees and
Witchcraft Bottom. A main road formerly ran along valley to W of house.

Listing NGR: SP9899813489

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