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Description: Garden Pavillion and Wall Approximately 50 Metres West of Albyns Manor
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118681
OS Grid Reference: TQ5070396785
OS Grid Coordinates: 550703, 196785
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6497, 0.1769
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TQ 59 NW STAPLEFORD ABBOTTS Garden pavillian
3/5 and wall approx
50 metres W of
Garden pavilion, late C17, and wall, C17/18. Red brick, Flemish bond, limestone
dressings, felted wooden roof. Pavilion square in plan with open side to S,
one window in N side, and wall extending to ENE approx. 36 metres, with bay
to N approximately in the middle. Pavilion has C20 double glazed doors, on
each side a dwarf wall with stone baluster above, architrave with triglyphs,
cornice, ogival roof terminating in wrought iron weathervane, damaged. Traces
of original lead roofing at top, the rest felted. Stone quoins alternating
with brickwork. String course, architrave and cornice on all 4 sides. In N
side one window of 2 lights, hollow-moulded mullion and surround, C20 leaded
glass. Brick gate pier bonded ir W side, with scrolled stone head. Wall of
brickwork with stone coping, 1.5 to 2 metres high, the central bay forming a
balustrade. 2 gadrooned ball finials in situ. Terrace with swimming pool to
S. These garden features are all that survives of the former Albyns mansion,
early C17, recorded by RCHM c.1920, demolished c.1955, apart from removed
Listing NGR: TQ5070396785
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