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South Urn on Bowling Green of Mounton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mathern, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6334 / 51°38'0"N

Longitude: -2.7035 / 2°42'12"W

OS Eastings: 351406

OS Northings: 192963

OS Grid: ST514929

Mapcode National: GBR JL.86PH

Mapcode Global: VH87T.364P

Entry Name: South Urn on Bowling Green of Mounton House

Listing Date: 10 October 2000

Last Amended: 10 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24072

Building Class: Domestic

Location: About 80m south east of Mounton House.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Mathern (Matharn)

Community: Mathern

Locality: Mounton

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Part of the elaborate gardens designed for Mounton House by H Avray Tipping and Eric Francis in 1912. This urn is an important feature which has strong group value with Mounton House and other garden features.

Exterior

Large limestone urn with moulded base and cyma cornice. The urn has neo-classical relief decoration, but the finial is missing. It forms the visual stop at the south east end of the Bowling Green.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an important design feature of an early C20 garden having group value with other garden features as well as Mounton House and the ancilliary buildings, designed as a whole and constructed 1910-1912 by H Avray Tipping and Eric Francis.

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