This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD HIGH STREET SP 2617-2717 (east side) 7/67 Water Garden and Swimming Pool about 30 yards east of Shipton - Court GV II Water garden and swimming pool. Laid out circa 1903-06 by Perkins and Bulmer for Mr Pepper, a coal magnate. Extends to south of garden pavilion (qv). Paved copings, rubble retaining walls. Long rectangular basin with rebated corners, the south end is fed by a minor cascade spring flanked by carved horses; behind are steps up to the swimming pool at a higher level; this has apsed ends and stepped edges. Paths at different levels to lawn and flagged hallways; steps between levels at ends and in centre. The steps between the swimming pool and lower basin lead to path up to the stairs of the main terrace (qv). The garden layout reflects Edwardian ideals; this water garden is beautifully landscaped.
Listing NGR: SP2781517523
© Mr Ash Ismail. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Ismail, Ash
Rights Holder: Ismail, Ash
Rubble, Stone, Victorian Water Garden, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden, Swimming Pool, Pool, Recreational, Sports Site
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