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Latitude: 51.7988 / 51°47'55"N
Longitude: 0.0542 / 0°3'15"E
OS Eastings: 541746
OS Northings: 213122
OS Grid: TL417131
Mapcode National: GBR LD7.2JC
Mapcode Global: VHHM5.W1JW
Entry Name: Walls, Gates and Piers of an Enclosure at Orchard House Along Roadside and Surrounding the Property
Listing Date: 19 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101963
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159936
Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12
Civil Parish: Hunsdon
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hunsdon
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 4113 HUNSDON ACORN STREET
8/15 Walls, gates and piers of an
enclosure at Orchard House along
- roadside and surrounding
Walled enclosure. Late C16. High red brick walled enclosure
formerly a walled garden to Nine Ashes on N. Now encloses
grounds and house not of special interest. Frontage to road in
English bond with diaper of black headers. Upper part rebuilt.
Blocked doorway with timber lintel. Short (2 metres) length of
low projecting plinth. Modern semicircular embayment with gates
and 4 piers for entrance. An historic feature surviving from Sir
Thomas Forster's late C16 house or the older house he altered.
Important element in roadside group with the buildings of Nine
Ashes Farm, on the road to the church and Hunsdon House.
Listing NGR: TL4174613122
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