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Gateposts to South of Rye House Gatehouse on the Causeway at the South West Corner of the Moat

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stanstead Abbots, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7704 / 51°46'13"N

Longitude: 0.0066 / 0°0'23"E

OS Eastings: 538548

OS Northings: 209872

OS Grid: TL385098

Mapcode National: GBR KC1.VX4

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.2RBP

Entry Name: Gateposts to South of Rye House Gatehouse on the Causeway at the South West Corner of the Moat

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Last Amended: 30 September 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355973

Location: Stanstead Abbots, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, EN11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Built-Up Area: Hoddesdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 3809NE
15/4

STANSTEAD ABBOTS,
RYE ROAD (north side),
Gateposts to S of Rye House Gatehouse on the causeway at the SW corner of the moat

(Formerly listed as Gateposts to S of Rye House)

24.1.67

GV II*

A pair of moulded chimneys used as gateposts. Probably architectural features from Rye House c1443 repositioned c1868 by Henry Teale as part of his public pleasure garden. Red brick with stone cappings, about 3 metres high. 2 spiral fluted tall chimneys of moulded brick, with moulded base and capitals similar to that surviving on the gatehouse (q.v.). Square moulded stone capping on top. Part of the Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: TL3854809872

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

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