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Front Screen Wall at Wheathampstead House, Wheathampstead

Description: Front Screen Wall at Wheathampstead House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163933

OS Grid Reference: TL1782114381
OS Grid Coordinates: 517821, 214381
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8156, -0.2921

Location: B653, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL5 5DY

Locality: Wheathampstead
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL5 5DY

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Listing Text

(north side)

14/389 Front screen wall at
Wheathampstead House


Screen wall and gateway. Mid-late C19. Red brick with
terracotta ornament. About 5 metres high and 50 metres long.
Continuous moulded coping and ornamental balustrading, all in
terracotta. The wall curves inwards both sides of an imposing
gateway comprising a double gate with an elliptical arch and
single side gates with round arches. Fluted impost course.
Terminal piers are crowned by pedestals and vases. Original
wooden gates, each with 6 fielded panels. Important focal point
at the north end of the town.

Listing NGR: TL1782114381

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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