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Garden Urn at Beechwood Park School (40 Metres to North of Main Entrance)

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157792

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

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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Listing Text

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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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