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Lodges and Arched Gateway to Dyrham Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Mimms, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6756 / 51°40'32"N

Longitude: -0.219 / 0°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 523242

OS Northings: 198924

OS Grid: TQ232989

Mapcode National: GBR B3.3GJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.542V

Plus Code: 9C3XMQGJ+69

Entry Name: Lodges and Arched Gateway to Dyrham Park

Listing Date: 20 May 1949

Last Amended: 12 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164258

ID on this website: 101103565

Location: Dancers Hill, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN5

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: South Mimms

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Barnet

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Gate Gatehouse

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8/205 Lodges and Arched
20.5.49 Gateway to
Dyrham Park
(Formerly listed as Lodges and
II* arched gateways to above
under General)

Entrance arch and 2 lodges. c.1790-1800. Stuccoed brick with stone
dressings. Slate roofs to lodges. Monumental Neo-classical arch linked
to flanking square lodges. Arch has 2 attached Tuscan columns with
entablature. On top rests a sarcophagus-like block decorated with
festoons and a central roundel all surmounted by an urn. Paterae in
spandrels of arch. Half height link walls pierced by round headed
entrances. Each lodge has architraves to windows on all sides with
scrolled bracketed pediments: some damaged and all blocked. Continuous
stringcourse from impost level of central arch to top of link walls to
cornice level of window architraves. Cornice below eaves level on
lodges. Pyramidal roofs with central chimneys. Iron gates in store.
(Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ2324298924

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