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19 and 20, Batchworth Heath, Rickmansworth

Description: 19 and 20, Batchworth Heath

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 158761

OS Grid Reference: TQ0787892520
OS Grid Coordinates: 507878, 192520
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6212, -0.4431

Location: 5 Park Close, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 1QB

Locality: Rickmansworth
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 1QB

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Listing Text

(North side)
26.7.51 Nos. 19, and 20
(formerly listed as
Entrance gate and
lodges to Moor Park)


Entrance arch and 2 lodges to Moor Park, Rickmansworth (q.v.), now 2
dwellings. c.1763-5 probably by R. Adam for Sir L. Dundas, extended later
C19. Portland stone and rendered brick. Slate roofs. Neo-Classical Style.
Monumental arch with engaged Roman Doric order. Archivolt with lion mask
key with vermiculated soffit, paterae in spandrels. Reeded impost bands
continue as cornice to half-height link walls to lodges. Architraved
openings in links. 1 storey square lodges. Plinths. Reeded bands to
cornices with blocking courses. Pyramidal roofs. 9 pane sashes to front
and to rear. Architraved entrances in inner returns with cornices. Side
and rear walls rendered. Park elevation of arch is as front but columns
are fluted, carved wheatsheaf on key. Extensions on both lodges, 1
storey with basement to rear right, rendered with 9 and 12 pane sashes.
Attached to rear of right lodge is a low stone wall with capped piers.
(Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ0787892520

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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