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

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101237
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
4, 5/6 AND 7, LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD (A4146)

Map

Ordnance survey map of 4, 5/6 AND 7, LEIGHTON BUZZARD ROAD (A4146)
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Location

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

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Gaddesden
National Grid Reference:
TL 03652 10607

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
157910
Legacy System:
LBS

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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