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Six Tunnels Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.81 / 51°48'35"N

Longitude: -0.4881 / 0°29'17"W

OS Eastings: 504329

OS Northings: 213452

OS Grid: TL043134

Mapcode National: GBR G60.HDL

Mapcode Global: VHFRS.HRBV

Plus Code: 9C3XRG56+XQ

Entry Name: Six Tunnels Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432283

Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP2

County: Hertfordshire

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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TL 01 SW
(South side)
Jockey End
3/91 Six Tunnels Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17 or older, S part brick cased in C18, N wing brick
cased in C19, S part walls rebuilt after bomb damage in C20. Red brick,
tile roof, wooden eaves cornice to S part renewed. An irregular
2-storeys house facing W, with S part consisting of a hall, presumably
originally extending further to W, and an E crosswing projecting to S
with cellar below and external E-wall chimney. This part has hipped
roofs, wide casement windows, and old ceiling beams exposed. Extending
to N a double-pile range of C19 external appearance but of much older
origin. At the junction of the 2 parts is a lobby entrance next to a
very large and tall chimney in narrow red bricks terminating in 6 tall
octagonal shafts with corbelled caps. Verbal corruption of 'funnels' to
'tunnels' has given the farm's name.

Listing NGR: TL0432913452

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