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Stewards House and Attached Garden Walls, at Wrotham Park Home Farm, Potters Bar

Description: Stewards House and Attached Garden Walls, at Wrotham Park Home Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 164364

OS Grid Reference: TQ2474198668
OS Grid Coordinates: 524741, 198668
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6729, -0.1974

Location: Barnet, Greater London EN5 4SZ

Locality: Potters Bar
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN5 4SZ

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Listing Text

Stewards House and
8/274 attached garden walls,
at Wrotham Park Home


Estate cottage with attached garden walls. c1856 for Lord Enfield as Garden
Cottage (q.v.). Red brick in Flemish bond; plain tile roof. Cottage 1½ storeys,
2 x 3 bays; wall attached to front left corner turning to enclose rectangular garden
plot. Cottage: chamfered plinth and eaves. Openings have chamfered surrounds with
gauged brick arches and dripmoulds, the windows small-paned and with wood mullions.
Brick kneelers to raised verges with chamfered coping; gabled finials (most
removed). Tall stacks with cogged cornices. West (farmyard) elevation has, on left
a full-height, gabled, canted bay with transomed windows of 1, 3, 1 lights to ground
floor and 3-light window above; on right, corbelled chimney. North (entrance)
elevation has 2 left bays set back from gabled front range with porch in angle of
decorative open timber work with tall hipped, finialled roof, and inner board door;
3-light flat-roofed dormer over and 3-light window to left. East (rear) elevation
has paired, gabled, bays with outshut across ground floor and 2-light windows over;
chimney rises from valley. Garden wall, approximately 1 m high, has rounded coping;
simple iron gate to gateway near cottage, and brick pier at north-west corner with
pyramidal capstone supporting decorative lamp bracket. Inwardly curved bay halfway
along west (front) wall. Short section of wall projects from north-east corner of
cottage and ends in gate pier with domed capstone. Outbuilding range to rear of
this section of wall not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ2474198668

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Source: English Heritage

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