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Description: Pool, Fountain Head and Terms to Surrounding Terrace in Garden of Easton Neston House
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 234878
OS Grid Reference: SP7027549253
OS Grid Coordinates: 470275, 249253
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1371, -0.9746
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SP 7048 EASTON NESTON EASTON NESTON PARK
12/58 Pool, fountain-head and terms
to surrounding terrace in
garden of Easton Neston House
Formal pool. c.1950. Brick with concrete lining and limestone kerb. Rectangular
with half-elliptical arm. Lead fountain-head to centre of arm of boy riding
dolphin, probably C19 and of continental origin. The stone-paved terrace
surrounding arm is flanked by limestone terms, three to each side, probably C18.
Part of a formal garden layout devised by 1st Baron Hesketh and his head
gardener, Swainson. Partly intended for use as open-air swimming pool.
(Park and gardens included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
Listing NGR: SP7027549253
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Source: English Heritage
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