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Kitchen Garden Walls and Attached Summerhouse Extending to Approximately 170 Metres West of Deene Ha, Deene

Description: Kitchen Garden Walls and Attached Summerhouse Extending to Approximately 170 Metres West of Deene Ha

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232930

OS Grid Reference: SP9489992675
OS Grid Coordinates: 494899, 292675
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5237, -0.6027

Location: Deene, Northamptonshire NN17 3EW

Locality: Deene
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN17 3EW

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Listing Text

13/65 Kitchen garden walls and
attached summerhouse extending extending
to approx. 170m W of Deene Deene


Kitchen garden walls and attached summer house. Probably late C16 walls and aid
C19 summer house for the Seventh Earl of Cardigan. Red brick walls with burnt
headers. Limestone ashlar summer house, The walls, which have a battered brick
and soldier course coping, enclose an irregular triangular area which is
subdivided internally into 4 separate areas by similar walls. Each area is
linked by an arched opening in the walls. Sections of wall have been rebuilt,
probably during the C19 and early C20, The summer house, attached to the west
end of the kitchen garden walls, is an octagonal, castellated turret of 2
storeys. The south-east and west facing elevations have 2-light mullion windows,
with arch-head lights. Similar doorway at ground floor. Flat roof probably of
lead. An octagonal castellated stair turret is attached to the rear. The garden
layout is shown on C17 and C18 estate maps. A further wall, to the south, was
removed to form a bowling green. The Third Earl of Cardigan consulted van de
Meulen about the layout of the gardens in early C18.
(The gardens of Deene Park are included at Grade II in the HBMCE County Register
of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England; Northamptonshire
Records Office; Cartographical Collection, Deene Park, Guide Book)

Listing NGR: SP9489992675

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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