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

List Entry Summary

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

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

List entry Number: 1103208

Location

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

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Offley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163107

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 14472 27054

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