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Latitude: 51.6533 / 51°39'11"N
Longitude: -0.3356 / 0°20'8"W
OS Eastings: 515236
OS Northings: 196259
OS Grid: TQ152962
Mapcode National: GBR 5Y.J1J
Mapcode Global: VHGQ3.4PFX
Entry Name: Gatehouse to Hilfield Castle
Listing Date: 1 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1346907
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164169
Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD25
Electoral Ward/Division: Bushey Heath
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Aldenham
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 19 NE BUSHEY HILFIELD LANE
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
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