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St Edwards School the Water Garden (Canal, Bridge and Pavilion), Melchet Park and Plaitford

Description: St Edwards School the Water Garden (Canal, Bridge and Pavilion)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 141127

OS Grid Reference: SU2712622237
OS Grid Coordinates: 427126, 122237
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9989, -1.6148

Location: Melchet, Hampshire SO51 6ZR

Locality: Melchet Park and Plaitford
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 6ZR

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Listing Text

SU 22 SE
St Edwards School
1/5 The Water Garden (canal
bridge and pavilion)


Water garden. 1912-4 by D Braddell. Dressed stone except sides of pavilion brick
and roof plain tiled. Plan of canal 3m wide and 20m long with arch over source,
below terrace in front of house, at one end and pavilion at other. Canal has
stone sides and stone pavings each side. Arch has several moulded bands and
rusticated keys, and is set in stone wall with pilasters each end and winding
around these stone steps leading to terrace Pavilion has 3 steps up to it from
end of canal, and is rectangular in plan, on high stone plinth. Front has 3 bay
arcade of Portland stone Ionic columns supporting Bath stone arch and walling,
brick walling each end, over wide Bath stone entablature. Roof hipped.
Projecting from each end is a quadrant platform of plinth height with remains of
columns lying on it.

Listing NGR: SP2889019663

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Source: English Heritage

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