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Japanese House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 30 Meters to South-South-West of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottered, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9452 / 51°56'42"N

Longitude: -0.0865 / 0°5'11"W

OS Eastings: 531619

OS Northings: 229136

OS Grid: TL316291

Mapcode National: GBR K8Z.2YN

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.GC4P

Plus Code: 9C3XWWW7+3C

Entry Name: Japanese House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 30 Meters to South-South-West of House

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159860

Location: Cottered, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Cottered

Built-Up Area: Cottered

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cottered with Broadfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

TL 3129 COTTERED CHURCH LANE
(west side)

5/28 Japanese House in
Japanese Garden at Garden
- House 30m to SSW of
house

GV II


Japanese House. Early C20 or earlier, probably made in Japan,
erected here between 1905 and 1926 for Herbert Goode (1865-1937)
a wealthy glass and china merchant who began the Japanese Garden
in 1905. Timber frame with wooden cladding and hipped shingle
roof. A 2 storeys rectangular building with projecting verandah-
as at 2 levels with separate roofs and small gabled porch. Of
the type named SEI-SHIN-TE (the Pure Heart) used principally as a
retreat from a main house. Normally placed outside a garden, but
this is in the garden and is more ornamental for this reason.
Paper sliding screens on E replaced by glass. (Japanese Garden
(1933) 20-1).


Listing NGR: TL3161929136

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