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Latitude: 51.804 / 51°48'14"N
Longitude: -0.2471 / 0°14'49"W
OS Eastings: 520957
OS Northings: 213154
OS Grid: TL209131
Mapcode National: GBR J8Z.Y1R
Mapcode Global: VHGPC.NXQG
Entry Name: The Gardens House and Three Walled Gardens,including Octagonal Green House
Listing Date: 9 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158440
Location: Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL8
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Civil Parish: Hatfield
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Lemsford
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 21 SW HATFIELD MARFORD ROAD
5/177 'The Gardens':
House and three walled
octagonal green house
House and adjoining walled gardens. Mid-late C18. Probably by
James Paine for Sir Mathew Lamb. Red brick. House has slate
roof with central chimney stack. 2 storeys with 3-sided E end.
Recessed sash windows with gauged brick heads and 1st floor brick
sill band. Flush panel double doors on N. Garden walls are 3-4
metres high and attached to W side of house. Shallow pyramid
coping. 2 long rectangular gardens on E. Roughly square-plan
garden on N with outbuildings attached to canted N walls.
Segmental-headed double gate on W side flanked by large heraldic
panel fragments with lion and dragon. In centre of N garden is
an octagonal greenhouse of early C19. Red brick piers and lower
walls. Cast iron roof structure and wooden glazing bars.
Moulded wood cornice with dentil course to square vestibule on S
side. Each face has 3 6-pane windows, the centre one a side-hung
Listing NGR: TL2095713154
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