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Description: Cistern Adjoining the West Face of West Wall of Walled Garden Qv 2/51 Braxted Park House
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 118898
OS Grid Reference: TL8560215370
OS Grid Coordinates: 585602, 215370
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8062, 0.6907
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TL 81 NE GREAT BRAXTED BRAXTED PARK ROAD
2/54 Cistern adjoining the
west face of west wall
of walled garden q.v.
2/51 Braxted Park House
Cistern. Dated 1677. Moulded lead. A fine cistern with 3 sides visible.
Rounded corners. Moulded base and rim. Strapwork surrounds to panels on left
return and front, right return blank, rear against wall. The left return panel
with corner emblems and moulded achievement. Of the 7 front panels, from left
to right, the 1st and 3rd depict 2 men and a woman, possibly the Rape of
Artemis, the 5th and 7th probably depict Artemis, 2nd and 6th double achieve-
ments. 4th "P.D.I." above an achievement. Strapwork decorated with Putti and
motifs. Moulded date 1677 below rim. There are 3 internal sections, a plug
chain is attached rear left and 2 drain spouts to base of left return.
Listing NGR: TL8560215370
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Source: English Heritage
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