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Green Arch in Japanese Garden at Garden House, 50 Meters to South-South-West of House, Cottered

Description: Green Arch in Japanese Garden at Garden House, 50 Meters to South-South-West of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159859

OS Grid Reference: TL3161929128
OS Grid Coordinates: 531619, 229128
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9451, -0.0865

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)

5/27 Green Arch in Japanese
Garden at Garden House,
- 50m to SSW of house


Arch. 1828 by OSAKI in Japan, erected here 1905-26 for Herbert
Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass and china merchant who began
the Japanese Garden in 1905. Green cast metal. Circular section
converging uprights and twin parallel crosspieces with horned
heavy capping member following a timber prototype like the Red
Arch(q.v.). Inscriptions in raised lettering on central plaque
and each upright. Inscribed signature on one leg. This arch or
TORII formerly stood in front of the Fox Shrine in the garden.

Listing NGR: TL3161929128

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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