Description: Parterre Retaining Walls, Urns, Steps and Pool Basin with Statue of Diana to Rear of Woolverstone Ha
Date Listed: 29 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277325
OS Grid Reference: TM1947538695
OS Grid Coordinates: 619475, 238695
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0033, 1.1961
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TM 1938 WOOLVERSTONE WOOLVERSTONE PARK
7/46 Parterre retaining walls,
urns, steps and pool basin
- with statue of Diana to
rear of Woolverstone Hall
Steps, parterre retaining walls, urns and pool basin containing statue of Diana.
1850s by W A Nesfield for Berners family. Artificial stone. Double flight of
steps to parterre retaining wall which contains a pool basin with a statue of
Diana on a pedestal. Further parterre retaining walls flanking the house, cir-
cular on plan with urns to centre. Forms part of garden layout designed by
Nesfield and described in 1867 as 'the masterpiece of all his productions'. The
layout of the parterre can still be distinguished at time of resurvey and the
designs are illustrated in Gardeners Chronicle 16.2.1867 p158. Photograph in
Listing NGR: TM1947538695
Source: English Heritage
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