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Gates and Screen at the East Entrance to Rothampsted Manor House, Harpenden Rural

Description: Gates and Screen at the East Entrance to Rothampsted Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163620

OS Grid Reference: TL1265113178
OS Grid Coordinates: 512651, 213178
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8059, -0.3675

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2BE

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/86 Gates and screen at the E
entrance to Rothampsted
Manor House


Gates and screen railings. Early C18, probably 1721 when the
avenue of elms was planted. Wrought iron. Low double gates in
centre. Either side are ornamental panels with scrolled
overthrows; beyond these are single gates and the group is
terminated either end by narrower panels. Central gates
themselves have scrolled panelling. Railings have alternate
spikes with wrought iron leaf finials. Left railings curve round
to join boundary fence.

Listing NGR: TL1265113178

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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