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Pool, Fountain Head and Terms to Surrounding Terrace in Garden of Easton Neston House, Easton Neston

Description: Pool, Fountain Head and Terms to Surrounding Terrace in Garden of Easton Neston House

Grade: II
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

Location: Easton Neston, Northamptonshire NN12 7HS

Locality: Easton Neston
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 7HS

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Listing Text


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

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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