Appletrees / Witchcraft Bottom / Faerie Hollow

28 Jun 2004
Appletrees, Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NT
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Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NT
Witchcraft Bottom, Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NT
Faerie Hollow, Ringshall Drive, Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LITTLE GADDESDEN RINGSHALL DRIVE SP 91 SE (West side) Ashridge Park 1/215 Faerie Hollow -


House. C16 hall house, converted to 3 estate houses in C17 or early C18, altered in C19, sold in 1920's, SE extension c.1970. Timber frame. Red brick casing and extensions. Steep old red tile roofs. A 16 storeys house facing W with 2 cells, end-chimney old part in middle. 3 front gabled dormers at eaves with cusped bargeboards and 3-light lattice leaded casements. 2 canted tiled bay windows to ground floor with a door between. 2 tall chimneys with pairs of diagonal square shafts. 3 gabled rear stair towers with winding stairs (N part rebuilt after a fire) and entrance lobby between southern 2. Frame has jowled posts, cambered tie-beams, clasped purlin roof with collar and queen-strut trusses.

Leaded lancet window to each stair turret. Axial chamfered beams to floor and large open fireplace. Formerly known as Appletrees and Witchcraft Bottom. A main road formerly ran along valley to W of house.

Listing NGR: SP9899813489


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2121 IOE Records taken by Robert Walkley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert Walkley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Walkley, Robert

Rights Holder: Walkley, Robert


Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Hall House, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building