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Ha Ha Around Mansion at Pishiobury Park, Sawbridgeworth

Description: Ha Ha Around Mansion at Pishiobury Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 160837

OS Grid Reference: TL4803313444
OS Grid Coordinates: 548033, 213444
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8001, 0.1454

Location: 39 Pishiobury Dr, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 0AF

Locality: Sawbridgeworth
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM21 0AF

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Listing Text

(East End)
Ha-ha around
Mansion at
Pishiobury Park
TL 480 155:6/50
Later C18 probably 1782-3 by Lancelot (Capability) Brown (1716-83). Red
brick wall of good quality with regular coursing, set below ground level
as a vertical revetment on the inner or house side of a ditch to prevent
the ingress of cattle while being invisible in views out. 12 courses of
brickwork with brick on edge coping flush with lawn. Best preserved
section NW of mansion follows an irregular serpentine line from drive to
lake. Characteristic landscape garden feature.

Listing NGR: TL4803313444

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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