THE GARDENS COTTAGE AND KITCHEN GARDEN WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103511
Date first listed:
12-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
THE GARDENS COTTAGE AND KITCHEN GARDEN WALL, PORTERS PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GARDENS COTTAGE AND KITCHEN GARDEN WALL, PORTERS PARK

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Hertsmere (District Authority)
Parish:
Shenley
National Grid Reference:
TL 18076 00501

Details

TL 10 SE SHENLEY PORTERS PARK Shenley

3/276 The Gardens Cottage - and Kitchen Garden Wall

- II

Walled garden to Porters Park Mansion (q.v.) and attached gardener's cottage. C17 walled garden enlarged in C18. Red brick, English bond to W, Flemish bond to S and E, largely cement rendered. Tile coping. An elongated octagon on plan. 3 to 4 metres high. Continuous plinth. Pilaster buttresses at angles. C19 raking buttresses to C17 walling to W. Ramps and steps up to N. Principal entrance to NE between brick piers. Openings with segmental heads to S and W and another access to N directly into glasshouses which form lean-tos inside wall to N and E. The Gardens Cottage is c.1840-50 and attached to the wall to S of NE entrance. Stuccoed brick. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 window front. Central entrance, panelled door and rectangular fanlight. Glazing bar sashes, ground floor 12 panes, first floor 9 panes, all in reveals. Eaves soffit. Right return to garden has 4 cast-iron colonnettes to a small verandah. 2 stacks to rear slightly extruded that to left demolished. Extended to rear right under catslide roof. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL1807600501

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
164331
Legacy System:
LBS

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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