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Latitude: 51.8196 / 51°49'10"N
Longitude: -0.4848 / 0°29'5"W
OS Eastings: 504534
OS Northings: 214529
OS Grid: TL045145
Mapcode National: GBR G5T.XZ7
Mapcode Global: VHFRS.KJ2F
Entry Name: Garden urn at Beechwood Park School (40 metres to north of main entrance)
Listing Date: 19 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100378
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157792
Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3
Civil Parish: Flamstead
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Flamstead
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
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BEECHWOOD PARK (West side)
Garden urn at Beechwood Park School (40 metres to north of main entrance)
Garden urn. Circa 1860, stamped 'J M BLASHFIELD/MILLWALL & PADDINGTON/LONDON'. C18 pedestal re-used. Light buff terracotta urn on Portland stone pedestal.
Cubic stone pedestal on moulded base about 1 metre high. Very large terracotta urn with bowl about 1 metre diameter with its own square plinth and stem decorated in relief with lotus leaves. Scallop decoration with tendrils between to bowl with acanthus wreathed rim. One of a set of four identical urns, those on east front probably installed when the line of the drive was set back from immediately outside the entrance door in 1860. Blashfield (1830-1870) bought some of Coade's moulds in 1836 and opened a terracotta works, employing several sculptors and supplying urns for the Royal Palaces and the Royal Mausoleum at Windsor as well as statues and architectural ornaments. .
Listing NGR: TL0453414529
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