History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Gatehouse to Hilfield Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.6533 / 51°39'11"N

Longitude: -0.3356 / 0°20'8"W

OS Eastings: 515236

OS Northings: 196259

OS Grid: TQ152962

Mapcode National: GBR 5Y.J1J

Mapcode Global: VHGQ3.4PFX

Plus Code: 9C3XMM37+8P

Entry Name: Gatehouse to Hilfield Castle

Listing Date: 1 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164169

Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD25

County: Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Bushey Heath

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aldenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Tagged with: Gatehouse

Find accommodation in


(Northeast side)
Patchetts Green

7/121 Gatehouse to
1.6.84 Hilfield Castle


Gatehouse built to contain water-engine for Hilfield Castle (q.v.).
c.1798-1799 by Jeffry Wyatt for G.Villiers. Rendered brick; roof not
visible. Picturesque Gothick. 2 storeys. Tudor arch with hood mould and
portcullis has octagonal corner tower to left with machicolations. 3
storey square fronted gatehouse to right. 1st floor sashes, 2nd floor
lancets, some blind. All with crenellated parapets. Statue under hood
mould on a corbelled base above the gate. Wing wall and octagonal pier
to left. Additions to rear. Interior not inspected. (D.Linstrum,
Sir Jeffry Wyatville, architect to the King, Oxford, Clarendon Press,

Listing NGR: TQ1523696259

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.