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WALLS, GATES AND PIERS OF AN ENCLOSURE AT ORCHARD HOUSE ALONG ROADSIDE AND SURROUNDING THE PROPERTY

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: WALLS, GATES AND PIERS OF AN ENCLOSURE AT ORCHARD HOUSE ALONG ROADSIDE AND SURROUNDING THE PROPERTY

List entry Number: 1101963

Location

WALLS, GATES AND PIERS OF AN ENCLOSURE AT ORCHARD HOUSE ALONG ROADSIDE AND SURROUNDING THE PROPERTY, ACORN STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hunsdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 159936

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 4113 HUNSDON ACORN STREET (east side)

8/15 Walls, gates and piers of an enclosure at Orchard House along - roadside and surrounding the property

GV II

Walled enclosure. Late C16. High red brick walled enclosure formerly a walled garden to Nine Ashes on N. Now encloses grounds and house not of special interest. Frontage to road in English bond with diaper of black headers. Upper part rebuilt. Blocked doorway with timber lintel. Short (2 metres) length of low projecting plinth. Modern semicircular embayment with gates and 4 piers for entrance. An historic feature surviving from Sir Thomas Forster's late C16 house or the older house he altered. Important element in roadside group with the buildings of Nine Ashes Farm, on the road to the church and Hunsdon House.

Listing NGR: TL4174613122

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National Grid Reference: TL 41746 13122

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