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Latitude: 51.8149 / 51°48'53"N
Longitude: -0.4946 / 0°29'40"W
OS Eastings: 503871
OS Northings: 213993
OS Grid: TL038139
Mapcode National: GBR G60.1T2
Mapcode Global: VHFRS.CNX1
Entry Name: Ballingdon Cottage
Listing Date: 26 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101255
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157854
Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP2
Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
GREAT GADDESDEN CLEMENTS END ROAD
TL 01 SW
3/73 Ballingdon Cottage
House. Late C15/early C16 open hall house, house heightened to 2 storeys
and floors inserted in C17 when internal chimney built in hall and N bay
added (or completely rebuilt), interior renovated c.1950s. Timber frame
on low brick sill, red brick infill, chimneys, and casing to ground
floor at rear, steep old red tile roof. A 2-storeys house facing W now
of 4 structural bays with large internal chimney rising to rear of
ridge, and later external gable chimneys serving ground floor fireplaces
at each end. Flush wooden casement windows renewed, and battened door to
small gabled porch near middle of front. The middle 2 bays were the
former hall and this and the S service bay were open to the roof. The
former cross-passage ran through the S end of the hall and was
maintained when the fireplace was built backing onto it with a staircase
behind. Mortices on axial beam in S bay show line of former partition.
Clasped-purlin roof with curved wind-braces. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL0387113993
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