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Description: Thatched Summerhouse Circa 40 Metres West of Great Rissington Manor
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130880
OS Grid Reference: SP1943617105
OS Grid Coordinates: 419436, 217105
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8522, -1.7192
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GREAT RISSINGTON GREAT RISSINGTON MANOR
9/147 Thatched summerhouse c40m west of
Great Rissington Manor
Summer house at the south-west corner of the upper terrace west of
Great Rissington Manor house. Built c1929 for Major W.J.P.
Marling, probably designed by Falconer, Baker and Campbell.
Coursed squared and dressed limestone with dressed stone quoins,
upper part of the upper floor timber-framed. Thatched roof.
Square plan to the ground floor. Timber-framed upper part circular
with moulded stone corbels where the circular part projects south
over the square lower part. Four stone steps up to an early C20
plank door with strap hinges flanked by single timber-framed panes
with curved decorative bracing. The side walls of the remainder of
the circular upper part otherwise comprise metal casements with
large leaded panes. Plank door set back within a pointed dressed
stone reveal at ground floor level on the west side, opening onto
the lower terrace. Conical thatched roof with a weathervane
decorated with a single leaping fish at the apex. Interior not
inspected. One of a group of garden buildings/features of the same
(P. Cane, Modern Gardens, British and Foreign, 1926, p70-72; and
J. Sales, West Country Gardens, 1980, p65)
Listing NGR: SP1943617105
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Source: English Heritage
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