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LILY POND AND 2 ORNAMENTAL PEDESTALS WITH URNS EACH 20 METRES EITHER SIDE OF POND IN ROSE GARDEN AT BARROW COURT

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: LILY POND AND 2 ORNAMENTAL PEDESTALS WITH URNS EACH 20 METRES EITHER SIDE OF POND IN ROSE GARDEN AT BARROW COURT

List entry Number: 1129172

Location

LILY POND AND 2 ORNAMENTAL PEDESTALS WITH URNS EACH 20 METRES EITHER SIDE OF POND IN ROSE GARDEN AT BARROW COURT, BARROW COURT LANE

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Barrow Gurney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33881

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Details

ST 56 NW BARROW GURNEY C.P. BARROW COURT LANE (west side)

3/13 Lily Pond and 2 ornamental Pedestals with Urns each 20 metres either side of pond in rose garden at Barrow Court

G.V. II*

Ornamental Lily Pond and 2 Pedestals. Circa 1890 by F. Inigo Thomas. Rubble stone to pond walls below water level, ashlar coping. Ashlar pedestals and Urns. Ironwork railings enclosing pond. On plan the pond is circular with rectangular projections on east and west sides. It is enclosed by tall yew hedges but on axis with the 2 Pedestals which are central to 2 symmetrical parterres of rose beds. Each Pedestal is identical with 2 octagonal base steps, a circular shaft and an ornate Urn with floral swags and mermaid handles. These features together with several others comprise a fine formal garden layout designed by Thomas for Henry Martin Gibbs; it is included in tne Historic Gardens Register : Part 1 Avon. (Country Life, 18 January 1902, R. Cooke, West Country Houses, 1957).

Listing NGR: ST5142468493

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cooke, R, West Country Houses, (1957)
'Country Life' in 18 January, (1902)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

National Grid Reference: ST 51424 68493

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