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Walls and Iron Gates of Walled Garden at Offley Place to North West of House, Offley

Description: Walls and Iron Gates of Walled Garden at Offley Place to North West of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163107

OS Grid Reference: TL1447227054
OS Grid Coordinates: 514472, 227054
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9302, -0.3365

Location: King's Walden Road, Offley, Hertfordshire SG5 3DS

Locality: Offley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3DS

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Listing Text

TL 1427 & TL 1426 (East side)
Great Offley

12/97 & 13/97 Walls and iron gates
- of walled garden at
Offley Place to NW
of house


Walls and gates to walled garden. C18 or early C19, gates c.1777 former
chancel screen from parish church. Red brick in Flemish-bond, wrought
iron gates. Walls forming a large polygonal enclosure, about 3M high on
S but about 4M high alongside road on W. S side has pilasters to W part
but large buttresses with 2 offsets, to E part. Moulded brick coping.
Iron screen and double gates in S wall near E end. Gothick pattern with
side panels, overthrow with scrolled cresting to each part with
quatrefoils. Elaborate similar bottom panels with lozenge and quatrefoil
shapes in lock rails. Clustered columns as standards for hanging gates
with scrolled stays to ground behind. Detail similar to remaining altar
rail in church (q.v.). (Pevsner (1977)265).

Listing NGR: TL1447227054

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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