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Description: Screen Wall Approximately 60 Metres North of Redbourne Hall
Date Listed: 6 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166039
OS Grid Reference: SK9775899681
OS Grid Coordinates: 497758, 399681
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4848, -0.5282
SK 9699-9799 REDBOURNE WADDINGHAM ROAD
(east side, off)
22/78 Screen wall approximately
60 metres north of
Screen wall. Early C19 for Duke of St Albans Estate, with earlier section
adjoining to north, probably of late C18 for Carter Estate. Early section
in roughly-coursed limestone rubble, later section in brick with squared
limestone facing and ashlar dressings. L-shaped on plan: east-west section
approximately 30 metres long, with section adjoining at right angles to
north approximately 10 metres long, continued by section of earlier rubble
wall approximately 4 metres long. Situated to north of Redbourne Hall and
forms screen wall for passage linking The Cloisters and the Hall garden;
faces north, towards Redbourne village. Main C19 section, approximately 3
metres high, has arcade of pointed arches on square-section buttressed piers
with coped offsets and stepped-in upper section with gabled coping: 12
arches to east-west section, 3 arches to north-south section. Earlier
adjoining rubble wall to north formerly linked with The Cloisters Ruin (qv);
the intervening section was demolished c1980. Arcaded wall is contemporary
with screen wall to north of Wood Rising (qv). Adjoining walls to east are
not of special interest. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SK9775899681
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Source: English Heritage
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