RED ARCH (TORII) IN JAPANESE GARDEN AT GARDEN HOUSE 40 METERS TO SOUTH-EAST OF HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101297
Date first listed:
06-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
RED ARCH (TORII) IN JAPANESE GARDEN AT GARDEN HOUSE 40 METERS TO SOUTH-EAST OF HOUSE, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RED ARCH (TORII) IN JAPANESE GARDEN AT GARDEN HOUSE 40 METERS TO SOUTH-EAST OF HOUSE, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Cottered
National Grid Reference:
TL 31668 29144

Details

TL 3129 COTTERED CHURCH LANE (west side)

5/22 Red Arch (Torii) in Japanese Garden at Garden - House 40m to SE of house

GV II

Freestanding arch. Probably early C20, erected between 1905 and 1926 for Herbert Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass and china merchant who began the Japanese Garden in 1905. Timber painted red. Torii or arch marking the path to a Fox Shrine (Inari). Converging uprights with main crosspiece projecting. Lower tennoned cross-piece with prominent wedged joints and central framed plaque with inscription. Heavy capping timber swept up into horns. (Japanese Garden (1933) 5).

Listing NGR: TL3166829144

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159853
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Japanese Garden, (1933), 5
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 21 Hertfordshire,

Legal

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

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