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Indian Fountain, Canals and Steps in Garden Immediately South of Sezincote House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sezincote, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9776 / 51°58'39"N

Longitude: -1.7513 / 1°45'4"W

OS Eastings: 417180

OS Northings: 231042

OS Grid: SP171310

Mapcode National: GBR 4P8.VDR

Mapcode Global: VHB1H.LKJB

Entry Name: Indian Fountain, Canals and Steps in Garden Immediately South of Sezincote House

Listing Date: 11 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128749

Location: Sezincote, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Sezincote

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Longborough with Sezincote

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 13 SE
4/111 Indian Fountain, canals and steps
in garden immediately south of
Sezincote House
Fountain, steps and canals. Fountain and steps early Cl9 by
Thomas Daniell for Sir Charles Cockerell, canals C20. Limestone
and cast iron. Upstanding octagonal fountain base enclosing
circular pool with figure of a kneeling woman at centre. Long
narrow canals clOm in length and c2m wide to north and south.
Steps down bank to canal on south flanked by stepped wall.
Fountain: foliate cast iron uprights at each corner of octagon
flanking inset panels. Pointed dentils around upper edge.
Kneeling woman at centre of circular pool carrying a shell on her
head from which the fountain plays. Canals to either side with
hollow chamfered surrounds pair of stepped octagonal features at
base of steps (q.v. sundial). Fountain, canals and steps form
important features in relation to orangery (q.v.) and house (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP1718031042

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