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Garden Walls on East Side of Hatfield House, Hatfield

Description: Garden Walls on East Side of Hatfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158403

OS Grid Reference: TL2377808420
OS Grid Coordinates: 523778, 208420
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7608, -0.2079

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 5NH

Locality: Hatfield
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL9 5NH

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Listing Text

Old Hatfield
(west side)

15/140 Garden walls on E side of
Hatfield House


Garden walls and steps. Probably c1845 for second Marquess of
Salisbury, but following the lines of the Jacobean gardens laid
out in C17 by Solomon de Caus, John Tradescant and Montague
Jennings. W retaining wall and belvedere steps are c1970. The
walls enclose the upper garden and three sides of the lower
garden containing The Moze. They have red brick lower halves and
trellis brick upper parts. Moulded courses and cornices. The
trellis work is in alternate sections of diamond and oval
patterns, divided by panelled piers. Steps from upper to lower
garden in 2 flights. Belvedere is in two flights replacing
earlier single flight. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL2377808420

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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