Hoo-Ha over Gaddesden Hoo

For the Chronicle volume XIV (2017), Hoo-Ha over Gaddesden Hoo is an investigation of a family mansion in the neighbourhood of Great Gaddesden, and especially highlighting a dispute about an access road, revealing divided loyalties, but also the importance (particularly to older inhabitants) of “tradition, community and custom [which] historically provided a sense of permanence, independence and security”.

Gaddesden Hoo_1944

Gaddesden Hoo in 1944