RETAINING WALLS OF LILY POND, FLANKING GARDEN WALLS AND SUMMERHOUSE, STEPS AND TERRACE ADJOINING TO WEST OF ABBOTSWOOD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1274945
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1986
Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALLS OF LILY POND, FLANKING GARDEN WALLS AND SUMMERHOUSE, STEPS AND TERRACE ADJOINING TO WEST OF ABBOTSWOOD, B 4077

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Location

Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALLS OF LILY POND, FLANKING GARDEN WALLS AND SUMMERHOUSE, STEPS AND TERRACE ADJOINING TO WEST OF ABBOTSWOOD, B 4077

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Swell
National Grid Reference:
SP 18085 26299

Details

SWELL B 4077 (UPPER SWELL) SP 12 NE (south side) 3/221 Retaining walls of Lily- pond, flanking garden - walls and summerhouse, steps and terrace adjoining - to west of Abbotswood II

Lilypond walls and garden walls. c.1902 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Rubble stone walls buttressed to inside and retained with downward ramps and low ball-capped piers to flagged terrace approached by 2 flights of steps. The lilyponu is about 20 yards long by about 4 across, it ends in a circular pool below an apsed exedra below the house; the west end is segmental echoing the curve of the platform enclosing the circular pool. Against the south wall is a summerhouse, with hipped roof and 2 Roman Doric columns, facing the rose garden.



Listing NGR: SP1808526299

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
413764
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 16 Gloucestershire,

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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Date: 08 Oct 2003
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