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Garden House and Walls and Gates of Adjoining Walled Gardens, St Paul's Walden

Description: Garden House and Walls and Gates of Adjoining Walled Gardens

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162976

OS Grid Reference: TL1928621772
OS Grid Coordinates: 519286, 221772
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8818, -0.2684

Locality: St Paul's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8BT

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Listing Text


4/183 Garden House and walls and gates of
27.5.68 adjoining walled gardens (formerly listed
as The Garden at St Paul's Walden Bury)


House and walls and gates of walled gardens. C18, the house c.1770 said
to be for head gardener. Red brick walls and house with roughcast W
front and S end. Steep pitched hipped slate roof. A 2-storeys, 3
windows, symmetrical Strawberry Hill Gothick house facing W with large
walled gardens to rear stepping up slope to N. 3M high buttressed garden
walls and wrought iron double gates on S side with concave pointed
overthrow. House has plat-band, arched and coved eaves cornice all
round. Central entrance, end chimneys plan. Projecting centre to W front
with ogee-headed upper window flanked by quatrefoil headed windows.
Painted heads and Y-tracery to end windows. Ground floor windows with 4
pointed heads and 6-panels door with pointed head under rectangular
label mould like ground floor windows. Rear (E) side to garden in red
brick has windows with pointed heads and 2-lights leaded casements.
4-light central 1st floor window with ogee head over pointed doorway.

Listing NGR: TL1928621772

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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