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Description: Garden Walls, Gazebo and Urn to North and North West of Intwood Hall
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226949
OS Grid Reference: TG1939504263
OS Grid Coordinates: 619395, 304263
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5919, 1.2376
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TG 10 SE KESWICK INTWOOD
5/65 Garden walls, Gazebo
& Urn to north &
Walls to rectangular garden C16. Shortened and restored c.1850, brick.
Embattled north wall of C16 with short section to west of C19 to match;
terrace to front with brick retaining wall of C17/C18, stone urn to centre
with frieze of vines having masques to north and south, birds pecking grapes
to east and west whose outspread wings form urn lip. Embattled west wall
of C16 with 3 recesses to interior under 4-centred arches having rear walls
with every 3rd or 4th course of bricks on edge, bricks 24 x ll½ x 4cm. C19
gateway to north to terrace with stone urns surmounting piers. Gateway to
south of C16 brick arch set in short section of C19 wall, 4-centred arch
with round shafts, continuous wave moulding, all in rubbed brick. Embattled
south wall in Flemish bond of mid C19. The garden originally extended
further south. C19 doorway to right (towards east) in C16 style, wood, with
spandrels showing Gresham arms and Mercers' Company arms. East wall mainly
of C16 brick. Gazebo in north-east angle; octagonal base walls C16-C17 brick,
extended downwards to exterior with angle pilasters. Wood weatherboarding;
octagonal tiled roof. Wood door and doorway to garden to south-west with
carved spandrels. Rear: jettied above tall brick base, 3 faces from north
to east glazed with casements with glazing bars. Interior with bench to
7 faces, wood panelling and plaster walls, dentil cornice; trapdoor for
cockpit. The garden is said to have been much used for cockfighting. Garden
Walls attached at north-west angle: C16 to 1845, brick and flint. Walls
enclosing rectangular garden. Wall to south embattled in brick having C16
brick externally, flint internally; central brick gateway c.1845 with plain
semicircular arch, brick keystone, stone lion couchant above; low C19 cast
iron gate. Wall to west mainly of C16 brick, ramped to south; external wall
with 6 tall recesses to embrasures, some infilled. Wall to east of brick
internally, with high flint base externally. North wall externally of C19
Flemish bond brick, graffiti includes "CHH 1845". The garden was enclosed
c.1845 using existing walling, some of which had been incorporated into farm
buildings demolished c.1845. Intwood Hall not listed.
Listing NGR: TG1939504263
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