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Kitchen Garden Walls and Adjoining Outbuilding at Rothampsted Manor House, Harpenden Rural

Description: Kitchen Garden Walls and Adjoining Outbuilding at Rothampsted Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163618

OS Grid Reference: TL1249513277
OS Grid Coordinates: 512495, 213277
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8068, -0.3697

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2BQ

Locality: Harpenden Rural
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL5 2BQ

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Listing Text

(west side)

Kitchen garden walls and
adjoining outbuilding at
Rothampsted Manor House.

Large kitchen garden with an outbuilding attached on SE. Mid
C17, but the walling on E side possibly C16. Red brick. Walls
about 3.5 metres high. E and N wall has C17 flat buttresses on
their inner faces. W wall has c.1900 ornamental gables in mauve
brick, 3 large ones with curved sides and triangular heads, 7
small ones with concave sides. Near centre of this wall are mid-
C17 gate posts with cut brick cornices. C19/20 wrought iron
gates. W wall continues at N end in a 50 metre stretch of mid-
C17 wall. Outbuilding on SE side is mid-C17 with C20 extensions.
Probably a gardener's house. Plain tile roof with broad gable
end towards garden.

Listing NGR: TL1249513277

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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