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Lily Pond and 2 Ornamental Pedestals with Urns Each 20 Metres Either Side of Pond in Rose Garden at Barrow Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barrow Gurney, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4134 / 51°24'48"N

Longitude: -2.6998 / 2°41'59"W

OS Eastings: 351424

OS Northings: 168493

OS Grid: ST514684

Mapcode National: GBR JL.Q7KK

Mapcode Global: VH88S.5Q1W

Entry Name: Lily Pond and 2 Ornamental Pedestals with Urns Each 20 Metres Either Side of Pond in Rose Garden at Barrow Court

Listing Date: 19 January 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33881

Location: Barrow Gurney, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Barrow Gurney

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/13 Lily Pond and 2 ornamental Pedestals
with Urns each 20 metres either side
of pond in rose garden at Barrow

G.V. II*

Ornamental Lily Pond and 2 Pedestals. Circa 1890 by F. Inigo Thomas. Rubble
stone to pond walls below water level, ashlar coping. Ashlar pedestals and Urns.
Ironwork railings enclosing pond. On plan the pond is circular with rectangular
projections on east and west sides. It is enclosed by tall yew hedges but on
axis with the 2 Pedestals which are central to 2 symmetrical parterres of rose
beds. Each Pedestal is identical with 2 octagonal base steps, a circular shaft
and an ornate Urn with floral swags and mermaid handles. These features together
with several others comprise a fine formal garden layout designed by Thomas for
Henry Martin Gibbs; it is included in tne Historic Gardens Register : Part 1 Avon.
(Country Life, 18 January 1902, R. Cooke, West Country Houses, 1957).

Listing NGR: ST5142468493

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