THE GARDENS HOUSE AND THREE WALLED GARDENS,INCLUDING OCTAGONAL GREEN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1100991

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1983

Statutory Address: THE GARDENS HOUSE AND THREE WALLED GARDENS,INCLUDING OCTAGONAL GREEN HOUSE, MARFORD ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE GARDENS HOUSE AND THREE WALLED GARDENS,INCLUDING OCTAGONAL GREEN HOUSE, MARFORD ROAD

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield (District Authority)

Parish: Hatfield

National Grid Reference: TL 20957 13154

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

Lemsford TL 21 SW HATFIELD MARFORD ROAD (north side)

5/177 'The Gardens': House and three walled gardens, including octagonal green house

GV II

House and adjoining walled gardens. Mid-late C18. Probably by James Paine for Sir Mathew Lamb. Red brick. House has slate roof with central chimney stack. 2 storeys with 3-sided E end. Recessed sash windows with gauged brick heads and 1st floor brick sill band. Flush panel double doors on N. Garden walls are 3-4 metres high and attached to W side of house. Shallow pyramid coping. 2 long rectangular gardens on E. Roughly square-plan garden on N with outbuildings attached to canted N walls. Segmental-headed double gate on W side flanked by large heraldic panel fragments with lion and dragon. In centre of N garden is an octagonal greenhouse of early C19. Red brick piers and lower walls. Cast iron roof structure and wooden glazing bars. Moulded wood cornice with dentil course to square vestibule on S side. Each face has 3 6-pane windows, the centre one a side-hung ventilator.

Listing NGR: TL2095713154

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 158440

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

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