SUMMERHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356608
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
Parish:
Chatsworth
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SK 26376 70193

Details

PARISH OF CHATSWORTH CHATSWORTH GARDENS SK 2670 6/71 Summer House, Known as Luttrell's Seat II Summer House. 1839, probably by Paxton & Robertson. Saracenic style. Sandstone ashlar and Aberdeen granite. Roof hidden behind parapet. Rectangular plan. South elevation has a two-bay open arcade of horseshoe arches, on a polished granite column and a carved capital from Palermo. Decorative geometrical patterns to the pilasters and incised decorative work around the arches. Overhanging roof on moulded stone brackets with incised decoration on the underside of the eaves. Parapet with stepped triangular motifs. The side and rear walls have no openings. The interior has similar blind arches to sides and two to rear, on colonnettes. Continuous moulded sill band. Incised decoration around the arches. Bench on moulded brackets. Text from Virgil on the wall, dated 1839. The Gardens and Park are included on the Gardens Register at Grade I.

Listing NGR: SK2637670193

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
81637
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 10 Derbyshire,

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

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Date: 23 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/10974/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Millett. Source Historic England Archive
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