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Garden Walls on East Side of Hatfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatfield, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7608 / 51°45'38"N

Longitude: -0.2079 / 0°12'28"W

OS Eastings: 523778

OS Northings: 208420

OS Grid: TL237084

Mapcode National: GBR J9M.G8N

Mapcode Global: VHGPS.B0YH

Entry Name: Garden Walls on East Side of Hatfield House

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158403

Location: Hatfield, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9

County: Hertfordshire

District: Welwyn Hatfield

Civil Parish: Hatfield

Built-Up Area: Hatfield

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bishops Hatfield Saint Etheldreda with Saint Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Old Hatfield
(west side)

15/140 Garden walls on E side of
Hatfield House


Garden walls and steps. Probably c1845 for second Marquess of
Salisbury, but following the lines of the Jacobean gardens laid
out in C17 by Solomon de Caus, John Tradescant and Montague
Jennings. W retaining wall and belvedere steps are c1970. The
walls enclose the upper garden and three sides of the lower
garden containing The Moze. They have red brick lower halves and
trellis brick upper parts. Moulded courses and cornices. The
trellis work is in alternate sections of diamond and oval
patterns, divided by panelled piers. Steps from upper to lower
garden in 2 flights. Belvedere is in two flights replacing
earlier single flight. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL2377808420

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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