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Ballingdon Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101255

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157854

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)
Ballingdon Bottom

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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