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Group of Garden Ornaments in Fern Dell

A Grade II Listed Building in Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3576 / 50°21'27"N

Longitude: -4.1729 / 4°10'22"W

OS Eastings: 245531

OS Northings: 53115

OS Grid: SX455531

Mapcode National: GBR NV.VV9G

Mapcode Global: FRA 2843.43X

Entry Name: Group of Garden Ornaments in Fern Dell

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61858

Location: Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Maker-with-Rame

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Maker

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/201 Group of Garden Ornaments in Fern


Garden ornaments. Probably mid-C19 but re-using some older pieces. Stone. 1.
Pedestal with cornice and moulded plinth. 2. Two elliptical stone benches with
shaped ends. 3. Round arched sandstone fountain with granite keystone, grotesque
mask and granite base. 4. Roman-style acanthus leaf capital. 5. Moulded plinth
with pedimented cap. 6. Pair of Roman funerary urns with scrolled pediment caps and
Latin inscription. An unusual collection of mainly neo-classical ornaments arranged
in a romantic Victorian fernery as a pets' cemetery.
This was the original burying place of Cupid, the pet pig which belonged to Emma,
Countess of Mount Edgcumbe.

Listing NGR: SX4551453104

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

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