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The Red House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157726

Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

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

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Listing Text

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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