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Garden Cottage, Wall to Kitchen Garden and West Screen Wall to Lower Courtyard, Pishiobury Park, Sawbridgeworth

Description: Garden Cottage, Wall to Kitchen Garden and West Screen Wall to Lower Courtyard, Pishiobury Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 160839

OS Grid Reference: TL4795213369
OS Grid Coordinates: 547952, 213369
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7994, 0.1442

Location: 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)
Garden Cottage, wall
to kitchen garden and
W screen wall to lower
courtyard, Pishiobury
TL 480 133:6/32 6.6.52
C18 former gardener's house. 2 storey red brick steep hipped roof. C19
rear (N) extension in red brick and tile. S front faces into garden. 3
windows, parapet and central door. Sash windows with 6/6 panes and fine
rubbed brick flat arches. Single storey lean-to section on E end with wide
heavy framed door to garden and mullioned window to store. Late C16 high
red brick wall with flat buttresses and thickened base on garden side
extends from SW corner of Garden House for about 100 yards NW. Fine C18
wrought iron spiked barrier at end overhangs waterway enclosing S side of
kitchen garden. From SE corner of Garden House a tall C18 red brick wall
with broad external pilasters encloses the SW side of the kitchen garden.
The wall has tumbled brickwork and brick on edge coping at the top.
Running from the C16 wall to the SW corner of the C16 stable block, a
lower screen wall of similar brickwork closes the W side of the lower
courtyard. In it a wide gateway with fine C18 red brick gate piers. Bold
rustication of projecting 3 course panels. Recesses for gate. Tops
rebuilt with modern ball finials.

Listing NGR: TL4795213369

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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