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The Folly Arch

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Mymms, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.712 / 51°42'43"N

Longitude: -0.1855 / 0°11'7"W

OS Eastings: 525458

OS Northings: 203028

OS Grid: TL254030

Mapcode National: GBR JB7.MXR

Mapcode Global: VHGPZ.Q7SF

Entry Name: The Folly Arch

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158526

Location: North Mymms, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: North Mymms

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: North Mymms

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Brookmans Park
(north side)

12/262 The Folly Arch


- II*

Gateway and folly. Formerly S entrance to Gobions houses (dem.
1836). Circa 1740 for Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, probably by James
Gibbs. Red brick. Large round-headed arch and thin square
turrets. Battlemented. The arch has rusticated voussoirs. The
turrets are in 3 stages and have slit windows in deep chamfered
surrounds with gauged brick heads. 3 floor bands. Modillioned
cornice imitating machicolation. Important landscape value.
(Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2545803028

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