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Summerhouse at Walkern Hall (120 Metres to South of Hall), Walkern

Description: Summerhouse at Walkern Hall (120 Metres to South of Hall)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159672

OS Grid Reference: TL3002124801
OS Grid Coordinates: 530021, 224801
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9066, -0.1113

Locality: Walkern
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG2 7JD

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/4 Summerhouse at
Walkern Hall
- (120m to S of hall)


Summerhouse. Mid C19. Yellow brick with steep octagonal conical
old red tile roof with eaves overhang. 4 buff terra-cotta
columns on 3 open sides. A small octagonal garden building
facing S with paved floor. Barley sugar twisted columns with
Cornithian capitals and lower part of strapwork decorated with
naturalistic birds in high relief. Deeply moulded bases.
Monogram L D R on shield on outside columns. Fine horseshoe
shaped wooden bench with lattice back, carved brackets, and leaf-
trail pierced decoration.

Listing NGR: TL3002124801

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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