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Red Arch (Torii) in Japanese Garden at Garden House 40 Meters to South-East of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottered, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9452 / 51°56'42"N

Longitude: -0.0858 / 0°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 531668

OS Northings: 229144

OS Grid: TL316291

Mapcode National: GBR K8Z.34F

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.GCJM

Entry Name: Red Arch (Torii) in Japanese Garden at Garden House 40 Meters to South-East of House

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159853

Location: Cottered, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Cottered

Built-Up Area: Cottered

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cottered with Broadfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 3129 COTTERED CHURCH LANE
(west side)

5/22 Red Arch (Torii) in
Japanese Garden at Garden
- House 40m to SE of house

GV II


Freestanding arch. Probably early C20, erected between 1905 and
1926 for Herbert Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass and china
merchant who began the Japanese Garden in 1905. Timber painted
red. Torii or arch marking the path to a Fox Shrine (Inari).
Converging uprights with main crosspiece projecting. Lower
tennoned cross-piece with prominent wedged joints and central
framed plaque with inscription. Heavy capping timber swept up
into horns. (Japanese Garden (1933) 5).


Listing NGR: TL3166829144

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