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Description: Front Garden Wall to Number 52 and Gazebo
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 200312
OS Grid Reference: TQ3856977271
OS Grid Coordinates: 538569, 177271
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4774, -0.0060
4412 CROOMS HILL SE10
Front garden wall
- to No 52 &
TQ 3877 26/G32
C17 high red brick wall. Gazebo of 1672, probably by Robert Hooke, perched on
wall but accessible from higher ground level inside. Pyramidal tiled roof with
oval wood finial. Moulded wood eaves cornice with carved mmodillions. Red
brick North-west wall blank. South-west wall has open round arch which once
contained detached Roman Doric columns and entablatures with moulded round architrave
South-east wall has square headed opening, with shouldered, moulded brick architrave
and cornice, which once contained a round inner arch. On North-east (road) front
square opening with moulded brick architrave resting on band raised in centre.
Brick pilasters and curved consoles support cornice and scrolled open pediment
with shield between wings. Panel through architrave with date "1672". Ornamental
saucer domed ceiling inside. HBC grant for restoration 1959. RCHM
Listing NGR: TQ3856977269
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Source: English Heritage
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