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Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Sacombe, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8536 / 51°51'12"N

Longitude: -0.0819 / 0°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 532202

OS Northings: 218962

OS Grid: TL322189

Mapcode National: GBR K9Y.Q47

Mapcode Global: VHGP8.JNKW

Plus Code: 9C3XVW39+C6

Entry Name: Garden Walls

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356220

Location: Sacombe, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Sacombe

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sacombe

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 31 Bl4
4/112 Garden Walls and
- Beehive Cottage
- II

Garden walls part in Watton-at-Stone Civil Parish (q.v.), see Garden
Walls and Garden House, Woodhall Park. Kitchen garden wall with attached
gardener's cottages for Woodhall Park Estate. Walls laid out c.1780 by
Wm. Malcolm, Royal Nurseryman, for T. Rumbold. Plum stock brick,
Flemish bond, with stone dressings, iron gates. A large rectangle about
200m x 125m with internal walls dividing it into 4 separate areas, 2 to
NE smaller. About 4m to 6m high with plain brick coping. Corner piers.
Walls ramped down to openings on all sides with stone blocked and capped
piers, ball finials to N. Wrought iron gates to W, dated 1910 with arms
of Smith family. A small subsidiary opening with a gauged brick
segmental head to SE. Internal walls have openings with stone capped
piers. Beehive Cottage is a C19 former gardener's cottage built inside
NE wall at E end. Red brick. Tiled roof. 3 bays. 2 storeys. 2 light
small pane recessed casements. Right end internal stack, left end
external stack. Entrance in 1 storey outshut on left end. To rear
casement windows with red brick above earlier stock brick wall. This
walled garden was singled out as being of special interest by
J.C. Loudon and it was here that J. Paxton learned his trade as an
apprentice stove house grower.

Listing NGR: TL3220218962

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