THE FOLLY ARCH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1100984

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: THE FOLLY ARCH, HAWKSHEAD LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE FOLLY ARCH, HAWKSHEAD LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)

Parish: North Mymms

National Grid Reference: TL 25458 03028

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

Brookmans Park TL 20 SE NORTH MYMMS HAWKSHEAD LANE (north side)

12/262 The Folly Arch

6.2.52

- II*

Gateway and folly. Formerly S entrance to Gobions houses (dem. 1836). Circa 1740 for Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, probably by James Gibbs. Red brick. Large round-headed arch and thin square turrets. Battlemented. The arch has rusticated voussoirs. The turrets are in 3 stages and have slit windows in deep chamfered surrounds with gauged brick heads. 3 floor bands. Modillioned cornice imitating machicolation. Important landscape value. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2545803028

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 158526

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

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