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Group of 4 Urns Around Sundial in Formal Gardens of Somerleyton Hall, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: Group of 4 Urns Around Sundial in Formal Gardens of Somerleyton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282410

OS Grid Reference: TM4919997746
OS Grid Coordinates: 649199, 297746
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5206, 1.6718

Location: Somerleyton, Suffolk NR32 5QQ

Locality: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR32 5QQ

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
Group of 4 urns around
sundial in formal gardens
of Somerleyton Hall
Group of 4 identical urns in a square around the sundial (q.v.). Circa 1850
by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto. These urns are shown in their present
position on Nesfield's 'Plan of Details for the Enlargement of the West
Parterre' dated October 1850. Marble, the sides of the rims sculptured with a
foliage band and 8 lion heads against raised semi-circular lugs. Listed for
group value as part of the formal garden originally laid out by Nesfield.
Forms part of a garden included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at
Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4919997746

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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