GADDESDEN PLACE STABLES AND ATTACHED WALLS OF 2 ENCLOSURES ON SOUTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1101254

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: GADDESDEN PLACE STABLES AND ATTACHED WALLS OF 2 ENCLOSURES ON SOUTH

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Location

Statutory Address: GADDESDEN PLACE STABLES AND ATTACHED WALLS OF 2 ENCLOSURES ON SOUTH

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 04150 11155

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Details

GREAT GADDESDEN BRIDENS CAMP TL 01 SW (West side) 3/69 Gaddesden Place Stables - and attached walls of 2 enclosures on south

GV II

Stables with attached walled enclosures, now a riding school. C18, probably 1768 by James Wyatt to whom is attributed Gaddesden Place (q.v.). Plum red brick with scattered black headers and fine red dressings. Low pitched hipped slate roofs. A symmetrical 3-sided courtyard of single-storey buildings open to the N and with 2 2-storeys square corner blocks rising a little higher than the rest at the junctions of the sides, with pyramidal roofs. Blind arcading with 11 bays S range, 6-bays E range and 2-bays in corresponding W range, with thermal windows recessed under semi-circular arches above a band linking the impost blocks. Stable doors in alternate bays on E, in central and end bays on S. Coachhouse with 2 pairs of double doors under billet moulded beam occupies N part of W wing. All brickwork facing courtyard in header bond with dentilled eaves band and chamfered plinth. Stables equipped and in use, with finer stalls in W part of S range. Inner enclosure has 5m high red brick walls in Flemish-bond with corbelled brick capping and pilaster buttresses externally and clasping corners. Outer enclosure has 3m high red brick walls with special coping bricks and external pilaster buttresses dieing into wall at 1.5m. Taller with external offset and round arched gateway on N beside lane to E of stables.

Listing NGR: TL0415011155

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Legacy System number: 157850

Legacy System: LBS

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