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POOL, FOUNTAIN HEAD AND TERMS TO SURROUNDING TERRACE IN GARDEN OF EASTON NESTON HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: POOL, FOUNTAIN HEAD AND TERMS TO SURROUNDING TERRACE IN GARDEN OF EASTON NESTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1040988

Location

POOL, FOUNTAIN HEAD AND TERMS TO SURROUNDING TERRACE IN GARDEN OF EASTON NESTON HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Easton Neston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 234878

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Details

SP 7048 EASTON NESTON EASTON NESTON PARK

12/58 Pool, fountain-head and terms to surrounding terrace in garden of Easton Neston House

GV II

Formal pool. c.1950. Brick with concrete lining and limestone kerb. Rectangular with half-elliptical arm. Lead fountain-head to centre of arm of boy riding dolphin, probably C19 and of continental origin. The stone-paved terrace surrounding arm is flanked by limestone terms, three to each side, probably C18. Part of a formal garden layout devised by 1st Baron Hesketh and his head gardener, Swainson. Partly intended for use as open-air swimming pool. (Park and gardens included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade II*)

Listing NGR: SP7027549253

Selected Sources

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Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 70275 49253

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