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The Lane House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8038 / 51°48'13"N

Longitude: -0.4813 / 0°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 504810

OS Northings: 212778

OS Grid: TL048127

Mapcode National: GBR G60.YZ5

Mapcode Global: VHFRS.LXXK

Plus Code: 9C3XRG39+GF

Entry Name: The Lane House

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Last Amended: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157872

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)
3/93 The Lane House
26.1.67 (formerly listed as
Old Lane Farmhouse)
- II

Farmhouse, now a private house. Late C16, mid C17 rear stairwing and
brick chimneys, C19 E extension. Timber frame, painted brick infill,
painted brick E extension, steep old red tile roofs. An irregular T-plan
2-storeys house facing S with cross range of service buildings at W end,
and gabled stairwing at rear. 5 flush casement windows with small panes
to each floor. Entrance by boarded door under gabled porch into higher E
extension. Original house in middle of 3-cells with internal chimney
offset to N side to allow stair in lobby entrance. Wide spaced
storey-height framing and narrow bay for chimney. Hall has RH end of
chimney lintel jointed into vertical post, pointing to an earlier timber
framed chimney replaced by the present brick stock about a century after
the house was built. Fine brick chimney with 2 octagonal shafts at SE
corner probably contemporary and built when former service rooms changed
to parlour and house possibly linked to former separate kitchen at NW
now reroofed as catslide. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL0481012778

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