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Spirit Bridge in Japanese Garden at Garden House 20 Meters to South-East of House, Cottered

Description: Spirit Bridge in Japanese Garden at Garden House 20 Meters to South-East of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159863

OS Grid Reference: TL3164329159
OS Grid Coordinates: 531643, 229159
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9454, -0.0861

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)

5/31 Spirit Bridge in Japanese
Garden at Garden House
- 20m to SE of house


Bridge. 1912 built by Enomoto in Japan for Herbert Goode (1865-
1937) a wealthy glass and china merchant who built the Japanese
Garden in 1905-26. Timber, partly painted. An arched narrow
wooden bridge with 4-bay twin-rail balustrades, partly infilled.
The 4 main posts on each side have onion shaped finials. It
crosses the narrow part of the Fox Lake and is modelled on the
sacred bridge at Nikko in Japan called SHIN-KYO (Spirit Bridge).
(Japanese Garden (1933) 10).

Listing NGR: TL3164329159

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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