GROUP EMBRACING ALL STONE LANTERNS IN JAPANESE GARDEN AT GARDEN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101298
Date first listed:
06-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
GROUP EMBRACING ALL STONE LANTERNS IN JAPANESE GARDEN AT GARDEN HOUSE, CHURCH LANE

Map

Ordnance survey map of GROUP EMBRACING ALL STONE LANTERNS IN JAPANESE GARDEN AT GARDEN HOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1101298 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Oct-2019 at 17:59:18.

Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP EMBRACING ALL STONE LANTERNS IN JAPANESE GARDEN AT GARDEN 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 31638 29147

Details

TL 3129 COTTERED CHURCH LANE (west side) Group embracing all Stone Lanterns in Japanese Garden at -Garden House

5/24 GV II Stone lanterns. C19 or earlier, brought from Japan and erected for Herbert Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass and china merchant who began the Japanese Garden in 1905. Grey granite, turned and carved. Placed to light the 2 main paths, the shrine, and the bridges. Of several traditional designs, the lantern itself is a pierced stone drum, generally hexagonal, with a stone capping in the form of an oversailing roof. Smaller lanterns often have a simple 4-1egged groin-vaulted base of stone. Larger lanterns, such as the KASUGA type (to be seen each side of the shrine, in front of Garden House, and by the Red Arch) are raised on a tall circular shaft with annulet and capital. The pair at the shrine are carved with sun, moon, pine trees, plum trees, and clouds. The lantern next to the door of the Japanese House has crows carved on its top and was copied in Japan for Mr Goode from the famous lantern at Nikko in the DAI-NO-CHIBA Garden. The small square-capped lantern near the waterfall is said to be some 400 years old. Against the western fence is a tall 5-storeyed' pagoda roofed lantern on a 4 legged base. It is of the type called GO-

Listing NGR: TL3163829147

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
159855
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Japanese Garden, (1933)
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.

End of official listing

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].