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A Grade II Listed Building in Chatsworth, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2281 / 53°13'41"N

Longitude: -1.6063 / 1°36'22"W

OS Eastings: 426376

OS Northings: 370193

OS Grid: SK263701

Mapcode National: GBR 57P.NP2

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.9492

Entry Name: Summerhouse

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81637

Location: Chatsworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Chatsworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 2670
Summer House, Known as
Luttrell's Seat
Summer House. 1839, probably by Paxton & Robertson. Saracenic
style. Sandstone ashlar and Aberdeen granite. Roof hidden
behind parapet. Rectangular plan. South elevation has a
two-bay open arcade of horseshoe arches, on a polished granite
column and a carved capital from Palermo. Decorative
geometrical patterns to the pilasters and incised decorative
work around the arches. Overhanging roof on moulded stone
brackets with incised decoration on the underside of the eaves.
Parapet with stepped triangular motifs. The side and rear walls
have no openings. The interior has similar blind arches to
sides and two to rear, on colonnettes. Continuous moulded sill
band. Incised decoration around the arches. Bench on moulded
brackets. Text from Virgil on the wall, dated 1839. The
Gardens and Park are included on the Gardens Register at Grade

Listing NGR: SK2637670193

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