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Garden Urn at Beechwood Park School (40 Metres to North of Main Entrance), Flamstead

Description: Garden Urn at Beechwood Park School (40 Metres to North of Main Entrance)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157792

OS Grid Reference: TL0453414529
OS Grid Coordinates: 504534, 214529
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8196, -0.4848

Location: Flamstead, Hertfordshire AL3 8AW

Locality: Flamstead
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 8AW

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(West side)
3/16 Garden urn at Beechwood
- Park School (40M to N of
main entrance)

Garden urn. Circa 1860, stamped 'J M BLASHFIELD/MILLWALL & PADDINGTON/
LONDON'. C18 pedestal re-used. Light buff terracotta urn on Portland
stone pedestal. Cubic stone pedestal on moulded base about 1M high. Very
large terracotta urn with bowl about 1M diameter with its own square
plinth and stem decorated in relief with lotus leaves. Scallop
decoration with tendrils between to bowl with acanthus wreathed rim. One
of a set of 4 identical urns, those on E front probably installed when
the line of the drive was set back from immediately outside the entrance
door in 1860 (I.V. Bullard Flamstead, its Church and History Flamstead
(1902)19). Blashfield (H 1830-1870) bought some of Coade's moulds in
1836 and opened a terracotta works, employing several sculptors and
supplying urns for the Royal Palaces and the Royal Mausoleum at Windsor
as well as statues and architectural ornaments. (R. Gunnis Dictionary
of British Sculptors nd [1964]]56).

Listing NGR: TL0453414529

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Source: English Heritage

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