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Latitude: 52.3366 / 52°20'11"N
Longitude: -1.5309 / 1°31'51"W
OS Eastings: 432059
OS Northings: 271055
OS Grid: SP320710
Mapcode National: GBR 6MY.HRK
Mapcode Global: VHBXB.FJ1L
Entry Name: Summerhouse and Sluices at West End of Island, 240 Metres South-East of Abbey
Listing Date: 26 November 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096007
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489897
Location: Stoneleigh, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV8
Civil Parish: Stoneleigh
Built-Up Area: Stoneleigh Park
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Stoneleigh St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
Summerhouse and sluices at west end of island, 240m south-east of Abbey
Sluices and summerhouse. Built c1813 for Thomas or James Henry Leigh, and based on a design by Humphry Repton. Repaired late C20 and early C21. Ashlar and timber. The building comprises ashlar walling carrying a walkway. Slightly convex on the upstream side, with central round-arched opening through which water flows freely. To the left, a plain opening with the remains of double sluices in wood with iron fittings. Above the central opening, a wooden summerhouse in Classical style, with fluted pilasters, pedimented gable and on 3 sides, arch-braced openings giving the impression of round arches. Fronting and flanking the summerhouse, a wooden diamond-lattice railing. INTERIOR: The summerhouse contains a wooden bench, and is floored with pebbles set in diamond patterns.
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