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Summerhouse at North End of Lake, Faringdon Park, Great Faringdon

Description: Summerhouse at North End of Lake, Faringdon Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 249472

OS Grid Reference: SU2827896120
OS Grid Coordinates: 428278, 196120
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6632, -1.5925

Location: Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 8DT

Locality: Great Faringdon
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 8DT

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Listing Text

SU 29 NE

1/10 Summerhouse at north end
of lake, Faringdon Park


c.1840 picturesque summerhouse built over outflow from lake above C19 grotto
garden. Timber framing and red brick, one storey with fish-scale tiled roof and
iron ornamental cresting. Lakeside gable projected out as porch on twisted wood
columns. Ornamental barge-boards and finial. Door in reeded wood frame with
grotesque heads at angles and as keystone. Carved panel above. 2-light Gothic
windows each side with carved heads at angles. North side, brick base with
balcony projected over cascade. Turned balusters. Half-glazed door in similar
frame to south door. Roof projected over balcony carried on timber arched
braces. Ornamental barge-boards.

Listing NGR: SU2827896120

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Source: English Heritage

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