Description: Summer House
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
NZ 10 SE ASKE ASKE PARK
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
Source: English Heritage
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