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Gatehouse to Hilfield Castle, Radlett

Description: Gatehouse to Hilfield Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 164169

OS Grid Reference: TQ1523696259
OS Grid Coordinates: 515236, 196259
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6533, -0.3356

Location: Hilfield Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire WD25 8DB

Locality: Radlett
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD25 8DB

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Listing Text

(Northeast side)
Patchetts Green

7/121 Gatehouse to
1.6.84 Hilfield Castle


Gatehouse built to contain water-engine for Hilfield Castle (q.v.).
c.1798-1799 by Jeffry Wyatt for G.Villiers. Rendered brick; roof not
visible. Picturesque Gothick. 2 storeys. Tudor arch with hood mould and
portcullis has octagonal corner tower to left with machicolations. 3
storey square fronted gatehouse to right. 1st floor sashes, 2nd floor
lancets, some blind. All with crenellated parapets. Statue under hood
mould on a corbelled base above the gate. Wing wall and octagonal pier
to left. Additions to rear. Interior not inspected. (D.Linstrum,
Sir Jeffry Wyatville, architect to the King, Oxford, Clarendon Press,

Listing NGR: TQ1523696259

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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