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Summerhouse in Italian Garden North East of Manor House Hotel, Castle Combe

Description: Summerhouse in Italian Garden North East of Manor House Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317201

OS Grid Reference: ST8403577270
OS Grid Coordinates: 384035, 177270
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4941, -2.2313

Location: Park Lane, Castle Combe, Wiltshire SN14 7HP

Locality: Castle Combe
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 7HP

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Listing Text

ST 8477
Summerhouse in Italian Garden
north east of Manor House Hotel

Summerhouse, mid C19 reusing medieval fragments, ashlar with rubble
stone rear retaining wall, originally roofed. 3-sided front of
Perpendicular style stone arches, pierced cusped balustrading and
buttresses between carrying diagonally set carved pinnacles. One
section of balustrade and 2 pinnacles dismantled (1984). Rear
retaining wall to hillside is topped by mid C19 Gothic finial. A
garden ornament erected by G.P. Scrope as the centrepiece of the
formal garden, later, elaborated into an Italian Garden by E.C.

Listing NGR: ST8403577270

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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