PROPERTY 11 18th century country house now an hotel constructed by Christopher Cass, altered and extended later that century and in the 19th and 20th centuries.  The house is part of an immediate group of outbuildings and part of a wider landscape composition; the neo-classical gates and ornamental gatelodges at the entrances to North Drive and South Drive both frame a view of the House along the avenue. The 18th century stable block, upper terrace, walled kitchen garden and the 19th century gates and gatelodges are each individually listed Grade II. The house sits in a prominent position on a hilltop facing west in a landscaped park designed by Charles Bridgeman who later became Royal Gardener, which is also registered Grade II. 

CATEGORY

GRADE II

PERIOD

18TH CENTURY HOUSE

AREA

80 ACRES

LOCATION

HERTFORDSHIRE