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Pool, Fountain Head and Terms to Surrounding Terrace in Garden of Easton Neston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Easton Neston, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1371 / 52°8'13"N

Longitude: -0.9746 / 0°58'28"W

OS Eastings: 470275

OS Northings: 249253

OS Grid: SP702492

Mapcode National: GBR BXB.SJN

Mapcode Global: VHDSJ.2K31

Entry Name: Pool, Fountain Head and Terms to Surrounding Terrace in Garden of Easton Neston House

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234878

Location: Easton Neston, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Easton Neston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Easton Neston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 7048 EASTON NESTON EASTON NESTON PARK

12/58 Pool, fountain-head and terms
to surrounding terrace in
garden of Easton Neston House

GV II


Formal pool. c.1950. Brick with concrete lining and limestone kerb. Rectangular
with half-elliptical arm. Lead fountain-head to centre of arm of boy riding
dolphin, probably C19 and of continental origin. The stone-paved terrace
surrounding arm is flanked by limestone terms, three to each side, probably C18.
Part of a formal garden layout devised by 1st Baron Hesketh and his head
gardener, Swainson. Partly intended for use as open-air swimming pool.
(Park and gardens included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
II*)


Listing NGR: SP7027549253

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