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Description: Spirit Bridge in Japanese Garden at Garden House 20 Meters to South-East of House
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
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TL 3129 COTTERED CHURCH LANE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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