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Parterre Retaining Walls, Urns, Steps and Pool Basin with Statue of Diana to Rear of Woolverstone Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolverstone, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0033 / 52°0'11"N

Longitude: 1.1961 / 1°11'46"E

OS Eastings: 619475

OS Northings: 238695

OS Grid: TM194386

Mapcode National: GBR VPV.97K

Mapcode Global: VHLC0.PX65

Entry Name: Parterre Retaining Walls, Urns, Steps and Pool Basin with Statue of Diana to Rear of Woolverstone Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277325

Location: Woolverstone, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Woolverstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woolverstone St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

7/46 Parterre retaining walls,
urns, steps and pool basin
- with statue of Diana to
rear of Woolverstone Hall
Steps, parterre retaining walls, urns and pool basin containing statue of Diana.
1850s by W A Nesfield for Berners family. Artificial stone. Double flight of
steps to parterre retaining wall which contains a pool basin with a statue of
Diana on a pedestal. Further parterre retaining walls flanking the house, cir-
cular on plan with urns to centre. Forms part of garden layout designed by
Nesfield and described in 1867 as 'the masterpiece of all his productions'. The
layout of the parterre can still be distinguished at time of resurvey and the
designs are illustrated in Gardeners Chronicle 16.2.1867 p158. Photograph in

Listing NGR: TM1947538695

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