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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100984
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158526
Location: North Mymms, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, EN6
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
TL 20 SE NORTH MYMMS HAWKSHEAD LANE
12/262 The Folly Arch
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.
Listing NGR: TL2545803028
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