Monument At Centre Of The Bushey Rose Garden
- 16 Jun 2000
- Monument At Centre Of The Bushey Rose Garden, High Street, Bushey, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD2 1BD
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
In the entry for:
13/99 BUSHEY HIGH STREET (north east side) Bushey
Monument at centre of The Bushey Rose Garden
The description shall be amended to read:
Monument on site of the Herkomer Art School. 1912. Designed with garden by T H Mawson for Sir H Herkomer. Bavarian tufa. Design may reflect Buddhist symbol- ism. Broad quatrefoil base with torus and scotia mouldings, and flower beds in each foil. To centre a rectangular pier with chamfered corners, and coved minor cornice beneath plain block top; continuous moulded cornice stepped out over free- standing shafts at angles with spurs at base. Mawson designed the garden in exchange for having his own portrait painted by Herkomer.
(T H Mawson, The Life and Work of an English Landscape Architect, 1927, pp 211-213; Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, p 121).
TQ 1395 BUSHEY HIGH STREET (Northeast side) Bushey
13/99 Monument at centre of - The Bushey Rose Garden
Monument on site of the Herkomer Art School. 1912. Designed with garden by Sir H.Herkomer. Bavarian tufa. Design may reflect Buddhist symbolism.
Broad quatrefoil base with torus and scotia mouldings. Flower beds in each foil. To centre a rectangular pier with chamfered corners. Free standing shafts at angles with spurs at base. Continuous moulded cornice stepped out over corner shafts. Upper minor cornice is coved. Plain block cap.
Listing NGR: TQ1352895173
© Mr V. M. Geduld. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Geduld, V. M.
Rights Holder: Geduld, V. M.
Tufaceous Limestone, 20th Century Column, Unassigned, Building Component, Building, Sculpture, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, Garden, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Flower Bed