Description: Summer House, Walls and Gate Piers to Crooksbury House
Date Listed: 20 November 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 291595
OS Grid Reference: SU8795445409
OS Grid Coordinates: 487954, 145409
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2011, -0.7425
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SU 84NE TILFORD C.P. CROOKSBURY ROAD
1/86 Summer House, Walls
20/11/69 and Gate Piers to
Summer house, gate piers and wall to front of Crooksbury House. 1890 by
Sir Edwin Lutyens. Red brick with hipped plain tiled roof on summer house. Garden
wall from end of house enclosing forecourt,with tile coping and curving down to
square stone-capped gate piers, approximately 1½ metres apart, and standing on
moulded plinths. Wall approximately 1½ metres high, offset and panelled under tile
coping to upper third, with two pedimented and curved gates enclosing round steps
to left end; each arched gateway with keystone and impost blocks, the wall continuing
to the left and attached to the end of the house. The right hand gate pier (of the
main entrance) return wall connected to square summer house with acorn finial to
roof, and arched wooden door up a flight of steps facing the courtyard. Lower wall
attached and running southwards to enclose the west edge of the forecourt.
Listing NGR: SU8795445409
Source: English Heritage
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