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Description: Walls and Steps to the Buddha Garden Immediately East of Nizel's House
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179601
OS Grid Reference: TQ5506249162
OS Grid Coordinates: 555062, 149162
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2206, 0.2190
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In the entry for -
HILDENBOROUGH NIZELS LANE
Walls, steps and
statuary to the
immediately east of
The address and the description shall be amended to read
TQ 55 SW HILLENBOROUGH NIZELS LANE
1/168 Walls and steps to the
immediately east of
The first sentence of the description shall be amended to read - "Walls
and steps. Early C20 .........."
The last sentence of the second paragraph "4 stone pedestals ........
centre of the garden" shall be deleted.
HILDENBOROUGH NIZELS LANE (west side)
TQ 55 SW
1/168 Walls, steps and statuary to
- the Buddha Garden immediately
east of Nizels House
Walls, steps and 4 statues on pedestals. Early C20, probably contemporary
with the remodelling of Nizels House. Brick and stone walls, stone steps,
Plan: The formal, square Buddha garden is immediately in front of (east of)
the main block of Nizels House on a terrace above more open garden land. The
lower level of the garden is reached by a flight of steps leading down from
the Buddha garden to the south. The garden is planted with clipped yews and
rose bushes, a statue which formerly stood in the centre was stolen. The
retaining walls of the terrace are stone rubble with low brick walls above to
the garden, curving down in the centre of the east, north and south sides. 4
stone pedestals stand within the garden at the centre of each side with small
statues of the Buddha facing the centre of the garden.
The Buddha garden is important to the setting of Nizels House and part of an
Edwardian garden combining formal and informal areas.
Listing NGR: TQ5506249162
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Source: English Heritage
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