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Description: Group of 4 Urns in Centre of Formal Gardens of Somerleyton Hall
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282411
OS Grid Reference: TM4922997769
OS Grid Coordinates: 649229, 297769
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5208, 1.6723
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SOMERLEYTON SOMERLEYTON PARK
TM 49 NE
4/60 Group of 4 urns in centre
of formal gardens of
Group of 4 identical urns. Circa 1850 by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto.
Marble, on square stone bases; about 1.3m high. Each has 4 brackets with lion
heads. These urns were formerly on the periphery of the parterre and were
moved closer together when the formal gardens were re-arranged after World War
II. 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: TM4922997769
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Source: English Heritage
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