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Tea House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 50 Meters to South-South-East of House, Cottered

Description: Tea House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 50 Meters to South-South-East of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159856

OS Grid Reference: TL3164629136
OS Grid Coordinates: 531646, 229136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9452, -0.0861

Location: B1037, Buntingford 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)

5/35 Tea House in Japanese
Garden at Garden House
- 50m to SSE of house


Tea House. 1905 brought from Japan and erected for Herbert Goode
(1865-1937) a wealthy glass and china merchant who began the
Japanese Garden in 1905. Timber frame raised over stone slabs
with outstretching hipped roof carried on outer posts. A single-
storey small pavilion with sliding doors along front and narrow
external verandah. A building intended for the Tea Ceremony
(CHA-NO-YU). Interior finely finished with traditional floor
mats and built-in buffet. (Japanese Garden (1933) 17).

Listing NGR: TL3164629136

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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