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Garden Urn at Beechwood Park School (40 Metres to North of Main Entrance)

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8196 / 51°49'10"N

Longitude: -0.4848 / 0°29'5"W

OS Eastings: 504534

OS Northings: 214529

OS Grid: TL045145

Mapcode National: GBR G5T.XZ7

Mapcode Global: VHFRS.KJ2F

Entry Name: Garden Urn at Beechwood Park School (40 Metres to North of Main Entrance)

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157792

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Flamstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Flamstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(West side)
3/16 Garden urn at Beechwood
- Park School (40M to N of
main entrance)

Garden urn. Circa 1860, stamped 'J M BLASHFIELD/MILLWALL & PADDINGTON/
LONDON'. C18 pedestal re-used. Light buff terracotta urn on Portland
stone pedestal. Cubic stone pedestal on moulded base about 1M high. Very
large terracotta urn with bowl about 1M diameter with its own square
plinth and stem decorated in relief with lotus leaves. Scallop
decoration with tendrils between to bowl with acanthus wreathed rim. One
of a set of 4 identical urns, those on E front probably installed when
the line of the drive was set back from immediately outside the entrance
door in 1860 (I.V. Bullard Flamstead, its Church and History Flamstead
(1902)19). Blashfield (H 1830-1870) bought some of Coade's moulds in
1836 and opened a terracotta works, employing several sculptors and
supplying urns for the Royal Palaces and the Royal Mausoleum at Windsor
as well as statues and architectural ornaments. (R. Gunnis Dictionary
of British Sculptors nd [1964]]56).

Listing NGR: TL0453414529

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