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Gatehouse to Hilfield Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

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

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Description

TQ 19 NE BUSHEY HILFIELD LANE
(Northeast side)
Patchetts Green

7/121 Gatehouse to
1.6.84 Hilfield Castle

GV II


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,
1972)


Listing NGR: TQ1523696259

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