FORMER STABLES, WALLS OF ADJOINING WALLED GARDEN AND VAULTED ALCOVE AT PUTTERIDGE BURY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103207
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
FORMER STABLES, WALLS OF ADJOINING WALLED GARDEN AND VAULTED ALCOVE AT PUTTERIDGE BURY, HITCHIN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER STABLES, WALLS OF ADJOINING WALLED GARDEN AND VAULTED ALCOVE AT PUTTERIDGE BURY, HITCHIN ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Offley
National Grid Reference:
TL 11822 24772

Details

OFFLEY HITCHIN ROAD TL 12 SW (East side) Luton

6/95 Former stables, walls of - adjoining walled garden and vaulted alcove at Putteridge Bury

GV II

Stables, walled garden and alcove. C18 or early C19, stables renovated c.1908 when house rebuilt by Ernest George and Alfred Yeates. Red brick in Flemish-bond, some stone copings, stone slab roofs, painted wooden clock turret. An irregular group of single-storey buildings to W of service block with steep stone slab roofs and red brick chimneys panelled with round headed recesses. Round-headed recessed windows to S part with shaped gable parapet on S and off-centre tall octagonal arcaded wooden turret with cubical clock stage and open octagonal arcaded cupola with bell and iron vane on top, all painted black and white. Large rectangular garden with 3M high walls rising to 4M at W end of N side. Central gate piers at W end. W wall extends to S and incorporates a semi-circular brick alcove with brick vaulted 4-centred hemi-cycle head and space for a seat. This section of wall forms the W end of a terrace walk and has stucco pilasters at each end rising higher than the stone coping. Small gateways with cast iron gates near its SE corner and in 2-bays open ironwork screen extending to S at this corner has square openwork cast iron pylons on stone bases linked to stone side parapets of a flight of steps.

Listing NGR: TL1182224772

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163105
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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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Date: 02 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/12975/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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