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Woodcock Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7454 / 51°44'43"N

Longitude: -0.1319 / 0°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 529068

OS Northings: 206835

OS Grid: TL290068

Mapcode National: GBR J9X.HH1

Mapcode Global: VHGPT.NDMC

Plus Code: 9C3XPVW9+46

Entry Name: Woodcock Lodge

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341451

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356197

ID on this website: 101341451

Location: Epping Green, East Hertfordshire, SG13

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Little Berkhamsted

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Berkhamsted

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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TL 20 NE
(West side)
Nos. 1 to 5 (consecutive)
Woodcock Lodge
(formerly listed
as Woodcock)
- II

Large house, now 5 dwellings. Early C17 origins. Remodelled and extended
c.1900. Some timber frame and brick, extended and part rebuilt in
concrete, all roughcast. Tiled roofs. Original plan is obscure but was
probably a large L with double depth main range with a wing to rear
right, extended with a second wing to rear left and a service block to
right. 2 storeys and attics. 5 bay front is all c.1900 in appearance
with central entrance, 9 panel door with upper leaded glazing, moulded
surround, timber and tiled open porch. First floor central 2 light small
pane casement. Flanking centre are full height canted bays with small
pane casements, hipped roofs. Casements in outer bays with a second
entrance and an open porch added to right. Cross axial stacks with
clustered diagonal shafts. Parallel range to rear extends slightly
further to right. Left return hip to front, gable end to rear range with
a stack behind gable, moulded cap to 2 diagonal shafts. Large 4 and 5
light flush iron frame casements. c.1900 wing extending to rear has a 3
light casement, hipped dormer, gable end 4 and 5 light casements. Garden
elevation has a half-H appearance, main range has a central architraved
entrance with a bracketed hood, flanking lights. Two first floor 4 light
casements. Towards right end of main range is a straight joint with a
stepback to a large C17 red brick external stack, offsets, moulded cap,
2 diagonal shafts. Inner elevation of c.1900 wing has a stack closely
following this model. Wing to left is earlier though of similar
appearance externally. Service block is linked to rear range only, gable
fronted. Triple gabled right return with a central projecting attic on
brackets with a small 3 light leaded pane casement. 1 storey later C20
addition. To rear later C20 1 storey lean-to and gabled additions.
Interior: in early rear wing a moulded, flat headed stone fireplace with
carved brackets, early C17 ovolo moulded plaster panelling, later rear
wing has good c.1900 raised, fielded panelling. Partially moated site.
(RCHM Typescript: G. Millington, Little Berkhamsted, 1981).

Listing NGR: TL2906806835

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