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Summerhouse in Garden of Number 20 (Avenue House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0334 / 52°2'0"N

Longitude: -0.4929 / 0°29'34"W

OS Eastings: 503479

OS Northings: 238293

OS Grid: TL034382

Mapcode National: GBR G39.G60

Mapcode Global: VHFQT.D5R0

Entry Name: Summerhouse in Garden of Number 20 (Avenue House)

Listing Date: 17 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37344

Location: Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Ampthill

Built-Up Area: Ampthill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ampthill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Summerhouse in garden
of No 20 (Avenue House)
TL 0338 1/16 17.7.51.


Wooden summerhouse, designed for Lord Tavistock in 1765, by Sir William
Chambers for Houghton House (qv) but removed to the Garden of Avenue House
(see last item) during Holland's 1794 re-modelling. Classically designed
wooden room, with window specially designed askew for a particular view.
See full measured drawings in NMR.

Listing NGR: TL0347938293

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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