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Gaddesden Place Stables and Attached Walls of 2 Enclosures on South

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7894 / 51°47'21"N

Longitude: -0.4914 / 0°29'28"W

OS Eastings: 504150

OS Northings: 211155

OS Grid: TL041111

Mapcode National: GBR G66.NLM

Mapcode Global: VHFRZ.F9L3

Entry Name: Gaddesden Place Stables and Attached Walls of 2 Enclosures on South

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157850

Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP2

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(West side)
Gaddesden Place Stables
- and attached walls of
2 enclosures on south


Stables with attached walled enclosures, now a riding school. C18,
probably 1768 by James Wyatt to whom is attributed Gaddesden Place
(q.v.). Plum red brick with scattered black headers and fine red
dressings. Low pitched hipped slate roofs. A symmetrical 3-sided
courtyard of single-storey buildings open to the N and with 2 2-storeys
square corner blocks rising a little higher than the rest at the
junctions of the sides, with pyramidal roofs. Blind arcading with 11
bays S range, 6-bays E range and 2-bays in corresponding W range, with
thermal windows recessed under semi-circular arches above a band linking
the impost blocks. Stable doors in alternate bays on E, in central and
end bays on S. Coachhouse with 2 pairs of double doors under billet
moulded beam occupies N part of W wing. All brickwork facing courtyard
in header bond with dentilled eaves band and chamfered plinth. Stables
equipped and in use, with finer stalls in W part of S range. Inner
enclosure has 5m high red brick walls in Flemish-bond with corbelled
brick capping and pilaster buttresses externally and clasping corners.
Outer enclosure has 3m high red brick walls with special coping bricks
and external pilaster buttresses dieing into wall at 1.5m. Taller with
external offset and round arched gateway on N beside lane to E of

Listing NGR: TL0415011155

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