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Gates and Gate Piers at Briggens House Hotel 300 Metres North of House, Hunsdon

Description: Gates and Gate Piers at Briggens House Hotel 300 Metres North of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159962

OS Grid Reference: TL4135111490
OS Grid Coordinates: 541351, 211490
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7842, 0.0478

Location: A414, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8LB

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8LB

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/25 Gates and Gate Piers
at Briggens House
- Hotel 300 metres N
of house


Gates and gate piers. Early C19. Neo-classical cast iron gates
and piers at entrance to North Drive at Briggens. A pair of
gates with simple upright spears with heavy flanged heads set in
a line and crossed bars in the lower part of each leaf. Tall
openwork cast iron piers in the form of tapered square pylons on
ball feet, a saltire with superimposed oval at top and bottom,
stylized anthemion ornament up each face within a margin of
rosettes, all topped by deep flat square caps. Similar side
railings sweep down to lower terminal piers of cast iron of
similar design to the higher piers. Early C19 cast iron gates of
a distinguished Neo-classical design. Part of the setting of the
mansion and of the group of historic buildings about it.

Listing NGR: TL4135111490

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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