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Description: Monument at Centre of the Bushey Rose Garden
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164147
OS Grid Reference: TQ1352895173
OS Grid Coordinates: 513528, 195173
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6439, -0.3607
In the entry for:
13/99 BUSHEY HIGH STREET
(north east side)
Monument at centre of
The Bushey Rose Garden
The description shall be amended to read:
Monument on site of the Herkomer Art School. 1912. Designed with garden by
T H Mawson for Sir H Herkomer. Bavarian tufa. Design may reflect Buddhist symbol-
ism. Broad quatrefoil base with torus and scotia mouldings, and flower beds in
each foil. To centre a rectangular pier with chamfered corners, and coved minor
cornice beneath plain block top; continuous moulded cornice stepped out over free-
standing shafts at angles with spurs at base. Mawson designed the garden in
exchange for having his own portrait painted by Herkomer.
(T H Mawson, The Life and Work of an English Landscape Architect, 1927, pp 211-213;
Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, p 121).
TQ 1395 BUSHEY HIGH STREET
13/99 Monument at centre of
- The Bushey Rose Garden
Monument on site of the Herkomer Art School. 1912. Designed with garden
by Sir H.Herkomer. Bavarian tufa. Design may reflect Buddhist symbolism.
Broad quatrefoil base with torus and scotia mouldings. Flower beds in
each foil. To centre a rectangular pier with chamfered corners. Free
standing shafts at angles with spurs at base. Continuous moulded cornice
stepped out over corner shafts. Upper minor cornice is coved. Plain
Listing NGR: TQ1352895173
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