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The Shell House, Hatfield Forest

The Shell House, Hatfield Forest, Takeley, Nr Bishops Stortford, Essex CM22 6NE View on map

Grade II listed rare garden house/folly, c.1759, built by the Houblon family. Constructed of knapped and boulder flints, shells, glass fragments and brickwork with a low pitched pantile pediment gabled roof.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

Saturdays and Sundays, 10am - 4.30pm.

Directions

From M11exit 8, take B1256 to Takeley. Signposted from B1256. Rail: Stansted Airport (3 miles). Bus: Excel Coaches No 307 (Saffron Walden to Stansted Airport), alight Takeley Street (Green Man), then ½ mile.

Parking Spaces

80

Car park charge £5.00.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes