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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
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
ST 56 NW BARROW GURNEY C.P. BARROW COURT LANE (west side)
3/13 Lily Pond and 2 ornamental Pedestals
with Urns each 20 metres either side
of pond in rose garden at Barrow
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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