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Latitude: 51.1946 / 51°11'40"N
Longitude: -1.5758 / 1°34'32"W
OS Eastings: 429738
OS Northings: 144018
OS Grid: SU297440
Mapcode National: GBR 61H.4D8
Mapcode Global: VHC2X.M7SK
Entry Name: Structures Comprising Terraced Garden to Amport House
Listing Date: 24 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1339355
English Heritage Legacy ID: 140009
Location: Amport, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP11
District: Test Valley
Civil Parish: Amport
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Amport St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
SU 2943 AMPORT FURZEDOWN LANE
8/2 terraced garden to
Formal garden. 1923, by Lutyens and Jekyll. A rectangular area in two shallow terraces below the old south terrace of the house. The upper terrace has a centre-piece of an oval stone-framed basin, from which lead narrow canals from the centre of each end, the canals turning at right angles and then dropping to the lower terrace, where they turn outwards, to finish as decorative square ones.
The water channels have stone paving on each side, and there are stone walls on each side, and there are stone walls on the borders of each terrace, and in the centre flights of stone steps. The whole scheme ends with a deep wall, separating the garden from the parkland beyond.
Associated with the built up part of the scheme is a pattern of planting, formal and informal linked to axial lines of pleached limes to the west and a lower informal garden to the east: the layout includes large vases on pedestals and earthenware jars.
Listing NGR: SP2888245588
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