WALLS AND IRON GATES OF WALLED GARDEN AT OFFLEY PLACE TO NORTH WEST OF HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1103208

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: WALLS AND IRON GATES OF WALLED GARDEN AT OFFLEY PLACE TO NORTH WEST OF HOUSE, KINGS WALDEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: WALLS AND IRON GATES OF WALLED GARDEN AT OFFLEY PLACE TO NORTH WEST OF HOUSE, KINGS WALDEN 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 14472 27054

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

OFFLEY KINGS WALDEN ROAD TL 1427 & TL 1426 (East side) Great Offley

12/97 & 13/97 Walls and iron gates - of walled garden at Offley Place to NW of house

GV II

Walls and gates to walled garden. C18 or early C19, gates c.1777 former chancel screen from parish church. Red brick in Flemish-bond, wrought iron gates. Walls forming a large polygonal enclosure, about 3M high on S but about 4M high alongside road on W. S side has pilasters to W part but large buttresses with 2 offsets, to E part. Moulded brick coping. Iron screen and double gates in S wall near E end. Gothick pattern with side panels, overthrow with scrolled cresting to each part with quatrefoils. Elaborate similar bottom panels with lozenge and quatrefoil shapes in lock rails. Clustered columns as standards for hanging gates with scrolled stays to ground behind. Detail similar to remaining altar rail in church (q.v.). (Pevsner (1977)265).

Listing NGR: TL1447227054

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 163107

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 265

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