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Description: Games Pavilion in Gardens at Parkfield
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151741
OS Grid Reference: SO8319557172
OS Grid Coordinates: 383195, 257172
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2125, -2.2474
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SO 85 NW HALLOW CP A 443 (east side)
4/71 Games pavilion in
gardens at Parkfield
Games pavilion. c1870-80. Timber-framed, patterned glazed ceramic tile
infill, rendered infill to rear, brick and ashlar base, slate roofs.
Single storey; octagonal plan with gabled side wings. Framing to rear and
wings of 3 irregularly-sized panels from sill to wall-plate. Shaped ceramic
tiled frieze beneath eaves; octagonal roof rises to central moulded finial,
near top of each slope is a gablet with tiled infill and fleur-de-lys finial.
Front elevation to north has a central, round-headed archway with cusped and
moulded decoration, and beyond it projects a lead-roofed, gabled porch with
pierced moulded bargeboards and supported on moulded timber uprights. Openings
each side of gabled entrance have flat arches with moulded arch-braces. Gabled
side wings of former changing and store rooms have a narrow, round-headed
light to front elevation; their moulded arches are on imposts which continue
as strings to side, gable end elevations where they terminate at base of jambs
of a 2-light chamfered mullioned window beneath eaves level; both windows in
each wing are of stained glass; pierced, mourned bargeboards in gable ends,
and wrought-iron ridge decoration with tall moulded finial at gable ends.
Interior Roof has moulded central king-post and pendant from which 8 tie-beams
radiate to wall-plate; moulded cornice above tiled frieze; ceramic tiled panels
throughout; the 3 rear walls have tiled panels illustrating the games of
archery, badminton and croquet, beneath which runs a wooden bench with a tiled
frieze below; panelled doors to changing and store rooms each side; patterned
Listing NGR: SO8319557172
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Source: English Heritage
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