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Latitude: 51.8069 / 51°48'24"N
Longitude: -0.5566 / 0°33'23"W
OS Eastings: 499612
OS Northings: 213012
OS Grid: SP996130
Mapcode National: GBR F4L.Q2Q
Mapcode Global: VHFRR.9VL6
Entry Name: The Red House
Listing Date: 2 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1295664
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157726
Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4
Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden
Built-Up Area: Little Gaddesden
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Little Gaddesden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 9913 (East side)
9/195 The Red House
Agent's house and Ashridge estate office, now a private house, 1870 for
Lord Brownlow, possible incorporating C18 Holly Bush Lodge. Red brick
with sandy red brick dressings and polychrome herringbone brick tympana
to moulded brick arches. Tall steep old red tile roofs. A large 2
storeys and attics, U-plan house facing W with gabled wooden porch into
2 storeys S wing. Assymetrical 3 windows W front to garden has 1st floor
windows carried up as prominent gabled lucarnes with eaves carried
forward on timber brackets. Twin lucarnes on LH and larger one on RH
each with 2-centred moulded brick arches and scale-pattern polychrome
brick tympana above transomed wood casement windows. Similar treatment
above deeper ground floor windows with moulded segmental arches. Glazed
double doors to middle openings. Arcaded corbelling to eaves and string
at upper window cill level. Projecting gable chimneys with corbelled
caps, offsets above roof level, verges bracketed out beyond their
projection, and monogrammed date plaque. The yards behind the house were
the estate workshops. (senar(1983)96).
Listing NGR: SP9961213012
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