GADE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100395
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1970
Date of most recent amendment:
02-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
GADE HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
GADE HOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Gaddesden
National Grid Reference:
TL0016112280

Details

LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN TL 01 SW (East side) 2/203 Gade House 26.8.70 (formerly listed as The Dovecote at Home Farm)

GV II

Dovecote. In style early C18 but probably 1821 by Jeffry Wyatt as an antiquarian exercise. Converted as part of a house in 1970's. Red brick in Flemish-bond with some blue headers. Battered base faced with York stone slabs with tooled margins. Steep tiled octagonal roof with a small hipped dormer on each facet and open octagonal cupola with ogee roof and vane. Single-storey red brick and tiled extensions leaving half of dovecote exposed. An impressively massive octagonal tall dovecote with walls rising sheer to corbelled eaves courses with 2 courses of modillions and plain course between. Tall open cupola presumably protected entrance for birds. Flat gauged arch to doorway on N face. 2 narrow windows low down. 17ft.10ins wide, with 5ft base, 25ft to eaves and about 17ft high roof. (Senar(1983)107).

Listing NGR: TL0016112280

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157734
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Senar, H, Little Gaddesden and Ashridge, (1983), 107

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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