Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1356608

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: SUMMERHOUSE


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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


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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


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

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