Garden urn at Beechwood Park School (40 metres to north of main entrance)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1100378

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: Beechwood Park School, Beechwood Park, Flamstead

Map

Ordnance survey map of Garden urn at Beechwood Park School (40 metres to north of main entrance)
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Location

Statutory Address: Beechwood Park School, Beechwood Park, Flamstead

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum (District Authority)

Parish: Flamstead

National Grid Reference: TL 04534 14529

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History

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Details

TL 01 SW 3/16

FLAMSTEAD BEECHWOOD PARK (West side) Garden urn at Beechwood Park School (40 metres to north of main entrance)

GV II Garden urn. Circa 1860, stamped 'J M BLASHFIELD/MILLWALL & PADDINGTON/LONDON'. C18 pedestal re-used. Light buff terracotta urn on Portland stone pedestal.

Cubic stone pedestal on moulded base about 1 metre high. Very large terracotta urn with bowl about 1 metre diameter with its own square plinth and stem decorated in relief with lotus leaves. Scallop decoration with tendrils between to bowl with acanthus wreathed rim. One of a set of four identical urns, those on east front probably installed when the line of the drive was set back from immediately outside the entrance door in 1860. Blashfield (1830-1870) bought some of Coade's moulds in 1836 and opened a terracotta works, employing several sculptors and supplying urns for the Royal Palaces and the Royal Mausoleum at Windsor as well as statues and architectural ornaments. .

Listing NGR: TL0453414529

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 157792

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bullard, I V , Flamstead its Church and History, (1902), 19
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 56

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