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Lodges and Arched Gateway to Dyrham Park, South Mimms

Description: Lodges and Arched Gateway to Dyrham Park

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 May 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 164258

OS Grid Reference: TQ2324298924
OS Grid Coordinates: 523242, 198924
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6756, -0.2190

Location: Trotters Bottom, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN5 4RD

Locality: South Mimms
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN5 4RD

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Listing Text


8/205 Lodges and Arched
20.5.49 Gateway to
Dyrham Park
(Formerly listed as Lodges and
II* arched gateways to above
under General)

Entrance arch and 2 lodges. c.1790-1800. Stuccoed brick with stone
dressings. Slate roofs to lodges. Monumental Neo-classical arch linked
to flanking square lodges. Arch has 2 attached Tuscan columns with
entablature. On top rests a sarcophagus-like block decorated with
festoons and a central roundel all surmounted by an urn. Paterae in
spandrels of arch. Half height link walls pierced by round headed
entrances. Each lodge has architraves to windows on all sides with
scrolled bracketed pediments: some damaged and all blocked. Continuous
stringcourse from impost level of central arch to top of link walls to
cornice level of window architraves. Cornice below eaves level on
lodges. Pyramidal roofs with central chimneys. Iron gates in store.
(Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ2324298924

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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