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Resting House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 70 Meters to Sout-South-East of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottered, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.945 / 51°56'42"N

Longitude: -0.0862 / 0°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 531641

OS Northings: 229120

OS Grid: TL316291

Mapcode National: GBR K8Z.316

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.GC9S

Entry Name: Resting House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 70 Meters to Sout-South-East of House

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159857

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)

5/25 Resting House in Japanese
Garden at Garden House
- 70m to SSE of house


Resting house. 1923-6. Personally constructed by garden
designer S Kusumoto for Herbert Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass
and china merchant who began the Japanese Garden in 1905. Timber
frame with hipped thatched roof. A single-storey open-sided
shelter facing N, with low screens to front and side and
traditional roof-structure of interwoven beams built up in
stages, called AZIRO-GUMI. Floor made to represent the back of a
tortoise signifying good luck. (Japanese Garden (1933) 26).

Listing NGR: TL3164129120

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