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Description: Garden House at Easton Neston House
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 234880
OS Grid Reference: SP7031649449
OS Grid Coordinates: 470316, 249449
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1389, -0.9740
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SP 7048 EASTON NESTON EASTON NESTON PARK
12/62 Garden House at Easton Neston
Garden building. Dated 1641. Limestone ashlar, slate roof. 3 bays. Central door
with eared moulded stone surround and segmental pediment flanked by windows with
similar eared surrounds. Chamfered quoins. Tuscan capitals without pilasters
either end and to central bay, moulded entablature and central pedimented attic
displaying coat of arms, flanked by quarter-circle curved walls. Attic framed by
pilasters with fanciful strapwork ornament. Finials to gable of pediment and at
either end of flanking walls. Side elevations of 2 windows with eared stone
surrounds, lead rainwater pipes heads dated 1641 and moulded stone cornices.
Bracketted stone cornice to rear. Moulded stone doorcase and ball finials to
angles. Interior has circular niches with plasterwork wreath surrounds above
doors and to side walls-at same level. Tomb of pug d.1754 with inscribed marble
slab raised on marble supports carved with collar on shield with coronet above
and prancing horse supporters.
(Park and gardens included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
Listing NGR: SP7031649449
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Source: English Heritage
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