SUMMERHOUSE ABOUT 100 YARDS WEST SOUTH WEST OF HOMME HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1099011
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE ABOUT 100 YARDS WEST SOUTH WEST OF HOMME HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE ABOUT 100 YARDS WEST SOUTH WEST OF HOMME HOUSE

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Much Marcle
National Grid Reference:
SO 65265 31788

Details

MUCH MARCLE CP - SO 63 SE

8/65 Summerhouse about 100 yards west-south-west of 6.3.67 Homme House

- I

Summerhouse. Late C17 and altered in C18. Sandstone rubble with sandstone dressings, hipped stone slate roofs and wooden lantern. Octagonal plan with small octagonal stair turret attached to south. Two storeys. Three oval openings light newel from different sides which has 4-centred entrance with ledged and studded C17 door on south side; a pair of triangular-headed C18 wrought iron casements to each face of the upper floor of the main octagon except where attached to stair turret and square western stack, which has a cyclindrical stone shaft junctured by four decorative oval openings near the top, one facing each cardinal point. Interior: chamfered segmental heads to stone fireplace on each floor. An unusually designed and well detailed example of a summerhouse in unrestored condition. (RCHM Vol II, p 139).

Listing NGR: SO6526531788

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
152730
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire II East, (1932), 139
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 20 Hereford and Worcester,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Nov 2003
Reference: IOE01/10852/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Drummond. Source Historic England Archive
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