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OBSERVATORY TOWER, AT WALTON LODGE 10 METRES WEST OF HOUSE

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: OBSERVATORY TOWER, AT WALTON LODGE 10 METRES WEST OF HOUSE

List entry Number: 1078772

Location

OBSERVATORY TOWER, AT WALTON LODGE 10 METRES WEST OF HOUSE, HILLSIDE LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Amwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 355836

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GREAT AMWELL HILLSIDE LANE TL 3712 (north side) Great Amwell village 12/28 Observatory Tower, at Walton Lodge 10 metres west of house

GV II

2-storeys observatory tower. C18, moved to present site by Mylne family between 1822 and 1839. Originally built by Mr Hodson of Hoddesdon about half a mile SSE of village (Heath (1980) 64). Buff brick with short top section of weatherboarded timber framing. Conical roof of tiles. Lead top and ball finial. Roof basically square on plan but with segmental convex curve to each side. Wide boarded soffit with shaped bracket in centre. Square tower has wide corner pilaster buttresses, projecting floor band and corbelled dentilled courses below the timberframed section. Large round headed blocked opening with low sill on E and E and W on ground floor. Recessed sash window on upper floor with flat gauged arch and upper sash three times higher than lower sash. Lower opening blocked by riven laths and plastered.

Listing NGR: TL3715612373

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National Grid Reference: TL 37156 12373

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