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

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101963
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
WALLS, GATES AND PIERS OF AN ENCLOSURE AT ORCHARD HOUSE ALONG ROADSIDE AND SURROUNDING THE PROPERTY, ACORN STREET

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Location

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

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hunsdon
National Grid Reference:
TL 41746 13122

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
159936
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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