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Description: Real Tennis Court at Easton Neston House
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 234882
OS Grid Reference: SP7017849323
OS Grid Coordinates: 470178, 249323
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1378, -0.9760
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SP 7048 EASTON NESTON EASTON NESTON PARK
12/64 Real Tennis Court at Easton
Real Tennis Court. 1887 on earlier foundations. Red brick with limestone
dressings, slate roof. Adjacent to wing attached to Easton Neston house (q.v.)
and lying between wing and kitchen garden on west boundary of formal garden. The
court has blank wall to ground floor, a timber balcony at first floor level of
garden front and row of wood mullion and transom windows above with flat-arched
brick lintels and flanked by fluted Ionic pilasters bearing sections of
entablature. Moulded stone cornice and plain stone-coped parapet. Penthouses and
tambour removed. Included for group value.
(Lord Aberdare, Tennis and Rackets, 1980, p221)
Listing NGR: SP7017849323
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Source: English Heritage
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