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Group of 4 Stone Troughs in Formal Gardens of Somerleyton Hall, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: Group of 4 Stone Troughs in Formal Gardens of Somerleyton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282412

OS Grid Reference: TM4922797785
OS Grid Coordinates: 649227, 297785
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5209, 1.6723

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
4/61 Group of 4 stone troughs
in formal gardens of
Somerleyton Hall
Group of 4 identical plant troughs. Circa 1846 by John Thomas for Sir Morton
Peto. They are shown in their present position on Nesfield's 'Plan of Details
for the Enlargement of the West Parterre' dated October 1850; at this date
they were already in existence and were described as 'stone flower baskets'.
Stone; lozenge-shaped on plan. 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: TM4922797785

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Source: English Heritage

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