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Small Resting House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 30 Meters to South-South-East of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottered, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9453 / 51°56'43"N

Longitude: -0.0859 / 0°5'9"W

OS Eastings: 531659

OS Northings: 229150

OS Grid: TL316291

Mapcode National: GBR K8Z.339

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.GCGL

Entry Name: Small Resting House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 30 Meters to South-South-East of House

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159854

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

(west side)

5/23 Small Resting House in
Japanese Garden at
- Garden House 30m to SSE
of house


Resting house. Erected here 1905-26, probably by S Kusumoto, for
Herbert Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass and china merchant who
began the Japanese Garden in 1905. Timber frame with timber
floor raised on stones. Pyramidial thatched roof. A small open-
fronted shelter facing W over the Fox Lake. Approached by stone
steps. Open-work screens to flank walls and L-shaped bench
against infilled rear wall. Of traditional Japanese design
intended for resting on mountain slopes. (Japanese Garden (1933)

Listing NGR: TL3165929150

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