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West Terrace Walls,steps and Seat at Briggens House Hotel 20 Metres South of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7813 / 51°46'52"N

Longitude: 0.0479 / 0°2'52"E

OS Eastings: 541366

OS Northings: 211164

OS Grid: TL413111

Mapcode National: GBR LDF.6XZ

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.SH59

Plus Code: 9F32Q2JX+G5

Entry Name: West Terrace Walls,steps and Seat at Briggens House Hotel 20 Metres South of House

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159964

Location: Briggens, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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(south side)

2/27 West Terrace walls,
steps and seat at
- Briggens House Hotel
20 metres S of house


Terrace walls and steps. Circa 1908 for H C Gibbs. Plum brick
with rcessed joints in walls, deeply chamfered stone copings,
stone and moulded stucco seat, York stone paving. Formal lower
terrace to S of house, 80 metres long with seat in recess at .W
end at upper level. 2 flights of 7 semicircular brick steps
project southward, 1 near each end, flanked by low square brick
piers with stone capping set in the long brick retaining wall
with similar capping. Seat modelled in Florentine style with
circular central achievement in the back with motto 'Tenax
roposite'. Possibly part of the same terraced design with the
Portland stone upper terrace and tank attached to the house. An
impressive architectural feature, essential to the setting of the

Listing NGR: TL4136611164

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