KEEPER'S COTTAGE IN HOME WOOD ALONG TRACK 260 METRS FROM ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101278
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
KEEPER'S COTTAGE IN HOME WOOD ALONG TRACK 260 METRS FROM ROAD, GILSTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
KEEPER'S COTTAGE IN HOME WOOD ALONG TRACK 260 METRS FROM ROAD, GILSTON LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Gilston
National Grid Reference:
TL 43505 13017

Details

TL 41 SW GILSTON GILSTON LANE (west side)

2/40 Keeper's Cottage in Home Wood along - track 260 metres from road

- II

House. '1851' on quatrefoil datestone on W gable. For John Hodgson Esq of Gilston Park, probably designed by P C Hardwick (signed drawing for kennels behind in HRO) having slate slabs and cover rolls used to roof bay window also found on Cumberland Lodge (1855) presumably by Hardwick, the architect for the main house Gilston Park. A picturesque, one and a half storeys red brick and slate Gothic keeper's house. L-shaped and facing W. Low plinth. W end of W wing- has a semioctagonal single storey stone bay window on a brick base and with 1- and 2-light transomed wooden casement windows and steep polygonal roof of large slate slabs with round-topped slate rolls at the angles, 2- light casement window over with flat gauged brick arch and flush stone sill. N side has 2 majestic tall projecting chimneys each having 2 diagonal brick shafts with moulded caps. Simple bargeboards with finial on W gable. Simpler E elevation with 2 casement windows on each floor and 4-panelled flush beaded door under gabled timber porch with slate roof. Windows have flat gauged brick arches and flush stone sills. Transomed windows on Ground floor. A deliberately picturesque Gothic estate house, one of the earliest built for John Hodgson Esq on the Gilston Park Estate probably designed by P C Hardwick who was building Gilston Park for him at the time.

Listing NGR: TL4350513017

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159914
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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