Description: Two Summerhouses and the Linking Brick Wall, North West Boundary of Fordhay House (From 2 Metres to
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263625
OS Grid Reference: ST4951012969
OS Grid Coordinates: 349510, 112969
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9140, -2.7196
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ST4ISE EAST CHINNOCK CP FORDHAY (East side)
3/67 Two summerhouses and the linking
brick wall, North West boundary
of Fordhay House,
(from 2 metres to 20 metres South
of Fordhay House - Summerhouses
Two summerhouses. C18. Red brick with stone dressings; Welsh slate with stone slate base course and lead dressings
with shaped elm board verges on garden side. Half-oval on plan with timber seats all round to garden side, 5 recessed
panels on inside of walls, with stone panels in centre with a small diamond-shape viewing aperture set in an oval
recess: very shallow domed ceilings under conical roofs crowned with stone ball finials: the two summerhouses
identical. Linking red brick wall about 2.25 metres high. Said by tradition to be look-out posts to enable the
innkeeper to be warned of approaching carriages to Fordhay House (qv).
Listing NGR: ST4951012969
Source: English Heritage
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