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Walls, Gates and Piers of an Enclosure at Orchard House Along Roadside and Surrounding the Property

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7988 / 51°47'55"N

Longitude: 0.0542 / 0°3'15"E

OS Eastings: 541746

OS Northings: 213122

OS Grid: TL417131

Mapcode National: GBR LD7.2JC

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.W1JW

Entry Name: Walls, Gates and Piers of an Enclosure at Orchard House Along Roadside and Surrounding the Property

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159936

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 4113 HUNSDON ACORN STREET
(east side)

8/15 Walls, gates and piers of an
enclosure at Orchard House along
- roadside and surrounding
the property

GV II


Walled enclosure. Late C16. High red brick walled enclosure
formerly a walled garden to Nine Ashes on N. Now encloses
grounds and house not of special interest. Frontage to road in
English bond with diaper of black headers. Upper part rebuilt.
Blocked doorway with timber lintel. Short (2 metres) length of
low projecting plinth. Modern semicircular embayment with gates
and 4 piers for entrance. An historic feature surviving from Sir
Thomas Forster's late C16 house or the older house he altered.
Important element in roadside group with the buildings of Nine
Ashes Farm, on the road to the church and Hunsdon House.


Listing NGR: TL4174613122

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