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26, 27 AND 28

List Entry Summary

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

Name: 26, 27 AND 28

List entry Number: 1100396


26, 27 AND 28

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Little Gaddesden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157736

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LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN SP 9913 (West side) 9/205 Nos. 26, 27, - and 28


Block of 3 houses. No. 27 early C19, Nos 26 and 28 1850 for Brownlow estate. Red brick with stone mullioned windows, steep old red tile roofs and openwork timber trusses in gables at front of No. 27 and on E side of No. 28. A deliberately picturesque group of estate houses at entrance to park facing S with E wing extending N beside road. 2 storeys, L-shaped block formed by irregular extensions to symmetrical No. 27. This has a 2-cells lobby-entry plan with 2 windows to each floor, central gabled porch, large square central chimney topped by 4 tall octagonal shafts with moulded caps and bases. 2-light chamfered stone mullioned windows on 1st floor, 3-light on ground floor, all with lattice leaded casements. Timber framed pargetted porch. Interior has a cellar. The house was the laundry house and had drying green to N. No. 26 to W has lighter red brick and matching tiled roof but red relieving arches to stone mullioned windows and projecting gabled crosswing and diagonally set square shafts to chimneys. Carved brackets springing from moulded corbels support gable ridge, purlins and wallplates. Similar treatment of No. 28 formerly 3 houses with gabled timber porch on E.

Listing NGR: SP9923013426

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National Grid Reference: SP9923013426


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