BOUNDARY WALLING TO FORMAL GARDENS OF SOMERLEYTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352662

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: BOUNDARY WALLING TO FORMAL GARDENS OF SOMERLEYTON HALL, SOMERLEYTON PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BOUNDARY WALLING TO FORMAL GARDENS OF SOMERLEYTON HALL, SOMERLEYTON PARK

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney (District Authority)

Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

National Grid Reference: TM 49197 97725

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SOMERLEYTON SOMERLEYTON PARK TM 49 NE 4/56 Boundary walling to formal gardens of Somerleyton Hall GV II Retaining boundary wall of the formal gardens to the west of Somerleyton Hall. Circa 1846 by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto. Retaining section to Park red brick, otherwise stone. Circa lm high to the gardens. Both pierced and solid sections, with square piers, some surmounted by urns. At the south east corner are 2 stone benches: the one in the north return of the wall has a circular back panel carved with a basket of fruit and flowers and was originally flanked by a pair of bronze vases now on the terrace retaining wall (Item 4/55). The bench at the south end of the terrace has a back carved with swans, and terminal vases supported by 4 storks. At the south west corner, framing the vista down the Lime avenue, 2 Portland stone statues by Thomas: 'The Hunter Restraining his Dogs' and 'The Death of the Red Deer'. On the north side opposite, 2 piers with tall tapering finials crowned by small urns (one pier included with the continuation of this walling on the north side of the gardens under Item 4/57). Forms part of a garden included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4919797725

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 282407

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 39 Suffolk,

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