KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS CENTRAL SUNDIAL PILLAR AND 2 GATES AT BRIGGENS HOUSE HOTEL 100 METRES EAST OF HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1101978

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS CENTRAL SUNDIAL PILLAR AND 2 GATES AT BRIGGENS HOUSE HOTEL 100 METRES EAST OF HOUSE, HARLOW ROAD (A414)

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Location

Statutory Address: KITCHEN GARDEN WALLS CENTRAL SUNDIAL PILLAR AND 2 GATES AT BRIGGENS HOUSE HOTEL 100 METRES EAST OF HOUSE, HARLOW ROAD (A414)

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County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Hunsdon

National Grid Reference: TL 41482 11186

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Details

TL 41 SW HUNSDON HARLOW ROAD (A414) (south side)

2/29 Kitchen Garden Walls central Sundial Pillar - and 2 Gates at Briggens House Hotel 100 metres E of house

GV II

Kitchen garden walls, sundial and 2 gates. C18 and older red brick walls of garden, early C18 moulded Portland stone pillar, and 2 wrought iron gates with tall brick piers aria Large moulded stone caps with ball finials c1908. On sloping ground to the E of the house, a large rectangular red brick enclosure with straight sides to N, S and E but a 3-centred curved retaining wall at the W with central gate and steps down into the garden. A 3 metres high wall dividing off a narrow enclosure along the S side may itself be a remaining part of the formal walled garden at Briggens shown on Drury and Andrews' Map of Hertfordshire in 1766. It has a square pier at its S end some way short of the S wall of the kitchen garden. The lower part of the W wall is in C17 brick. The walls are mostly in Flemish bond red brick with wide joints and courses running down the slope. Wall top repaired in grey brick. Turned stone pillar like a large inverted baluster with circular sinking in top, and York stone base. Arts and Crafts style wrought iron gates on W and S with scrollwork in top third with parallel vertical bars below. Probably part of the extensive works at Briggens c1770 by the Blackmore family. Gates probably for H C Gibbs c1908. -An historic C18 walled garden. Part of the group of buildings at Briggens.

Listing NGR: TL4148211186

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