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Summer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aske, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4256 / 54°25'32"N

Longitude: -1.7292 / 1°43'45"W

OS Eastings: 417667

OS Northings: 503388

OS Grid: NZ176033

Mapcode National: GBR JKC8.F9

Mapcode Global: WHC6D.D1T2

Entry Name: Summer House

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322705

Location: Aske, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Aske

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


10/3 Summer House


Summer house. Mid-late C18. Probably for Sir Lawrence Dundas. Ashlar and
coursed dressed sandstone. Distyle prostyle temple. Front elevation:
ashlar; 2 Roman Doric columns flanked by 2 matching half-columns carrying
Ionic entablature and cornice, with blocking above, in the centre of which
is a blind bas relief balustrade. Rear and sides of coursed dressed stone,
except for ashlar pilaster; eaves band and flat coping to parapet.
Interior: ashlar; the rear wall includes a shell niche and has in front of
it a wooden seat with heart-shaped legs. In front of the summer house are 2
ashlar steps with moulded nosings.

Listing NGR: NZ1766703388

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

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