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Steps, Walls and Gates to Old Pleasure Grounds About 250 Metres South East of Moor Park, Rickmansworth

Description: Steps, Walls and Gates to Old Pleasure Grounds About 250 Metres South East of Moor Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158845

OS Grid Reference: TQ0767593062
OS Grid Coordinates: 507675, 193062
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6261, -0.4459

Location: Temple Gardens, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 1LE

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

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Listing Text


14/201 Steps, walls and gates
to Old Pleasure Grounds
about 250m SE of Moor Park


Steps, walls and gates to SE of Moor Park (q.v.) leading up to Old
Pleasure Grounds laid out by Capability Brown, c.1755-60. Late C19.
Ashlar. Central flight of steps with piers at lower level to flanking
walls all with moulded plinths and caps. At upper level walls break
outwards with balustrades. End piers with banded rustication and
scrolled buttresses. Walls return again to another pair of rusticated
piers before a final break outwards. Wrought iron gates at top of steps.
Included for group value. See Statue (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ0767593062

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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