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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.


List entry Number: 1101193



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nettleden with Potten End

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158003

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3/222 Nettleden Lodge -

- II

Former principal gatelodge to Ashridge on abandoned E drive, now a private house. Late C17 core; elaborated and externally remodelled in early C19, probably by Jeffry Wyatt, for the Earl of Bridgewater; rear wing similar style in later C19, N extensions in stages in C20. Timber frame on plinth faced with York stone slabs with drafted margins. Narrow red brick infill in herringbone pattern. Steep old red tile roofs. Similar half timbered effect in all extensions. An irregular T-shaped building facing E of 2-storeys and a cellar, the oldest part forming the S half of the cross-bar. This has a 2-storage gabled porch in line with a late C17 panelled brick internal chimney about a third from S end. 2-storeys canted bay window to right of porch with its own pointed roof, and short gabled rear projection. Front has heavy cusped bargeboards with pendants, oriel window on brackets with lattice leading, unlikely pattern of pegged framing. Base of porch formerly open with traceried spandrels to curved braces and Portland stone bases to corner posts. Small pointed window in gable of porch, and 3-lights oriel above present plank door. Most elaborate treatment to S gable end facing drive with gable triangle projecting on bull-nosed beams as a deep jetty protecting a canted oriel window on 1st floor. Gabled open timber porch on ground floor with traceried gable and curved braces.

Listing NGR: TL0086110874

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National Grid Reference: TL0086110874


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