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Jarvis Brook, Flight of Steps with Retaining Wall, Pool and Statue Approximately 110 Metres East of , Rotherfield

Description: Jarvis Brook, Flight of Steps with Retaining Wall, Pool and Statue Approximately 110 Metres East of

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 297106

OS Grid Reference: TQ5440228974
OS Grid Coordinates: 554402, 128974
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0394, 0.2010

Location: Rotherfield, East Sussex TN6 3RP

Locality: Rotherfield
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN6 3RP

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Listing Text

TQ 52 NW
(east side, off)
Jarvis Brook, flight of
steps with retaining
wall, pool and statue
approx 110 metres east of
Rotherfield Hall
Garden feature. Probably 1897 by Francis Inigo Thomas for Lindsay Lindsay-
Hogg. Rubblestone brought to course and ashlar; statue probably of composite
stone. Double flight of steps turning to meet at centre and rise a short way as
a single flight. Retaining wall has square-sectioned piers flat coping and
central balustrade; an arched opening below each upper-flight of steps and at
centre a keyed round-arched niche with impost band and statue of Greek woman
carrying jug in front of the retaining wall is a shallow pool, the front retain-
ing wall having a central bow. Part of the garden setting for Rotherfield Hall
(qv) the garden being listed Grade II* in the Register of historic Parks and
Gardens of Special Interest.
Country Life, Vol 26 (August 14th 1909), pp 228-236.
Architectural Review, Vol 34 (1913), pp 19-20.

Listing NGR: TQ5440228974

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Source: English Heritage

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