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GARDEN URN AT BEECHWOOD PARK SCHOOL (40 METRES TO NORTH OF MAIN ENTRANCE)

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: GARDEN URN AT BEECHWOOD PARK SCHOOL (40 METRES TO NORTH OF MAIN ENTRANCE)

List entry Number: 1100378

Location

GARDEN URN AT BEECHWOOD PARK SCHOOL (40 METRES TO NORTH OF MAIN ENTRANCE)

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Flamstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157792

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FLAMSTEAD BEECHWOOD PARK TL 01 SW (West side) 3/16 Garden urn at Beechwood - Park School (40M to N 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 1M high. Very large terracotta urn with bowl about 1M 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 4 identical urns, those on E front probably installed when the line of the drive was set back from immediately outside the entrance door in 1860 (I.V. Bullard Flamstead, its Church and History Flamstead (1902)19). Blashfield (H 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. (R. Gunnis Dictionary of British Sculptors nd [1964]]56).

Listing NGR: TL0453414529

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 04534 14529

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