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Red Arch (Torii) in Japanese Garden at Garden House 40 Meters to South-East of House, Cottered

Description: Red Arch (Torii) in Japanese Garden at Garden House 40 Meters to South-East of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159853

OS Grid Reference: TL3166829144
OS Grid Coordinates: 531668, 229144
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9452, -0.0858

Location: B1037, Cottered, Hertfordshire SG9 9PZ

Locality: Cottered
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9PZ

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/22 Red Arch (Torii) in
Japanese Garden at Garden
- House 40m to SE of house


Freestanding arch. Probably early C20, erected between 1905 and
1926 for Herbert Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass and china
merchant who began the Japanese Garden in 1905. Timber painted
red. Torii or arch marking the path to a Fox Shrine (Inari).
Converging uprights with main crosspiece projecting. Lower
tennoned cross-piece with prominent wedged joints and central
framed plaque with inscription. Heavy capping timber swept up
into horns. (Japanese Garden (1933) 5).

Listing NGR: TL3166829144

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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