Description: The Casita in the Garden at Iford Manor
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314683
OS Grid Reference: ST8008458989
OS Grid Coordinates: 380084, 158989
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3296, -2.2872
ST 85 NW WESTWOOD IFORD
6/235 The Casita in the garden at
Garden loggia. Circa 1910 by H.A. Peto. Dressed limestone, hipped
stone slate roof. Spanish-style. Three-bay loggia on early C13
coupled marble columns from Verona, supporting carved wooden
frieze, wall to right pierced by billet-moulded square window with
iron grille, two carved roundels including an Agnus Dei, over.
Interior of loggia contains several fragments of sculptured
carving, semi-circular niche containing statue from France,
possibly classical, flanking billet-moulded panels with reliefs
The Casita stands in north west corner of Great Terrace, replacing
an earlier timber garden shed. Reset sculptural fragments were
part of Peto's collection.
(E. Cartwright-Hignett, The Gardens at Iford Manor, 1985;
illustrated in Country Life, August 26th, 1922)
Listing NGR: ST8008658980
Source: English Heritage
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