PARK WALL FACING SCHOOL LANE AND 2 PAIRS OF GATEPIERS AND FLANKING WALLS AT MAIN GATE TO PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE, OPPOSITE CRUNNELL'S GREEN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102432

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: PARK WALL FACING SCHOOL LANE AND 2 PAIRS OF GATEPIERS AND FLANKING WALLS AT MAIN GATE TO PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE, OPPOSITE CRUNNELL'S GREEN, SCHOOL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PARK WALL FACING SCHOOL LANE AND 2 PAIRS OF GATEPIERS AND FLANKING WALLS AT MAIN GATE TO PRINCESS HELENA COLLEGE, OPPOSITE CRUNNELL'S GREEN, SCHOOL LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Preston

National Grid Reference: TL 18112 24666

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Details

TL 1824 PRESTON SCHOOL LANE (East side)

9/109 Park wall facing School Lane and 2 pairs of gatepiers and flanking walls at Main Gate to Princess Helena College, opposite Crunnell's Green

GV II

Park wall and 2 pairs of gatepiers and flanking walls. Circa 1908 by E.L. Lutyens as entrance to Temple Dinsley for H.G. Fenwick. Present pair of iron gates after 1935 for Princess Helena College. Park wall plum brick in English-bond with tile creasing to half-round coping bricks above sloping scarcement. Lighter red bricks for angle of semi-circular embayment to gates. Similar but narrower light red brick and Portland stone dressings to gatepiers. Wall about 1.75M high interrupted by 2 gateways asymmetrically placed in semi-circle. Northerly gateway in use as main entrance to college. Other has field gate and formerly led to farm buildings. 4 piers identical, about 5ft x 2.5ft x loft high with broader faces to front and rear. Each has a squared stone plinth projecting slightly and is capped by an overhanging stone moulded cornice with swept locking semi- circular wide niche with moulded sill and apron, hemicycle gauged brick and tile head. Keystone to arch and recessed spandrels. Brick check for gate with hollow chamfered stone top. Both faces of all 4 piers the same. Excellent brick craftsmanship.

Listing NGR: TL1811224666

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Legacy System number: 162901

Legacy System: LBS

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