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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.

Name: 4, 5/6 AND 7, LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD (A4146)

List entry Number: 1101237



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Gaddesden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157910

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GREAT GADDESDEN LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD (A4146) TL 0310 (East side) 10/131 Nos. 4, 5/6, and 7 26.1.67 (formerly listed as No. 4/5 Water End and No. 5/6 Water End) GV II

House, now 3 houses. C16 or earlier hall range, W bay C17, E crosswing late C17 or C18, NE extension C20. Timber frame exposed on red brick sill with red brick infill and rebuilding of ground floor of crosswing. Steep old red tile roofs. A T-shaped 2-storeys house facing S. Hall range originally of 3 bays (the middle bay wider), with an extension to W end of 2-storeys and cellar. Unusually wide 2-bays projecting E crosswing altered in C18 by insertion of central chimney, brick ground floor and hip in place of front gable. Irregular windows in hall range with 3 2-light casements on each floor and 2 plank doors under lean-to tiled hoods with brick steps. Crosswing S front has 2 2-light windows to 1st floor, and a 3-light and 2-light window flanking the gabled rustic porch and battened entrance doors up 3 steps. Rear part of cross wing now a separate house (No. 7) entered by single-storey NE extension. Hall range has clasped-purlin roof with curved wind-braces, and collar and cambered tie-beam in closed full-height partition at each end of middle (hall) bay with wide-spaced studs. Former W end wall has very wide cranked tension braces. The C17 W end-bay extension has curved-jowl posts, straight braces to wallplate, clasped-purlin roof, and gabled rear dormer.

Listing NGR: TL0365210607

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National Grid Reference: TL 03652 10607


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