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Summer House, Aske

Description: Summer House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322705

OS Grid Reference: NZ1766703388
OS Grid Coordinates: 417667, 503388
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4256, -1.7292

Location: Aske, North Yorkshire DL10 5HE

Locality: Aske
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 5HE

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Listing Text


10/3 Summer House


Summer house. Mid-late C18. Probably for Sir Lawrence Dundas. Ashlar and
coursed dressed sandstone. Distyle prostyle temple. Front elevation:
ashlar; 2 Roman Doric columns flanked by 2 matching half-columns carrying
Ionic entablature and cornice, with blocking above, in the centre of which
is a blind bas relief balustrade. Rear and sides of coursed dressed stone,
except for ashlar pilaster; eaves band and flat coping to parapet.
Interior: ashlar; the rear wall includes a shell niche and has in front of
it a wooden seat with heart-shaped legs. In front of the summer house are 2
ashlar steps with moulded nosings.

Listing NGR: NZ1766703388

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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