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.
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am - 4.30pm.
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.
Car park charge £5.00.
- Wheelchair access: No
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes