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Latitude: 50.9989 / 50°59'56"N
Longitude: -1.6148 / 1°36'53"W
OS Eastings: 427126
OS Northings: 122237
OS Grid: SU271222
Mapcode National: GBR 63S.6L4
Mapcode Global: FRA 76HG.YHL
Entry Name: St Edwards School the Water Garden (Canal, Bridge and Pavilion)
Listing Date: 17 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1157660
English Heritage Legacy ID: 141127
Location: Melchet Park and Plaitford, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO51
District: Test Valley
Civil Parish: Melchet Park and Plaitford
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
MELCHET PARK Aflll PLAITFORD MELCHET PARK
SU 22 SE
St Edwards School
1/5 The Water Garden (canal
bridge and pavilion)
Water garden. 1912-4 by D Braddell. Dressed stone except sides of pavilion brick
and roof plain tiled. Plan of canal 3m wide and 20m long with arch over source,
below terrace in front of house, at one end and pavilion at other. Canal has
stone sides and stone pavings each side. Arch has several moulded bands and
rusticated keys, and is set in stone wall with pilasters each end and winding
around these stone steps leading to terrace Pavilion has 3 steps up to it from
end of canal, and is rectangular in plan, on high stone plinth. Front has 3 bay
arcade of Portland stone Ionic columns supporting Bath stone arch and walling,
brick walling each end, over wide Bath stone entablature. Roof hipped.
Projecting from each end is a quadrant platform of plinth height with remains of
columns lying on it.
Listing NGR: SP2889019663
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