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Latitude: 52.0265 / 52°1'35"N
Longitude: 0.2369 / 0°14'12"E
OS Eastings: 553564
OS Northings: 238814
OS Grid: TL535388
Mapcode National: GBR MBX.SVL
Mapcode Global: VHHL4.2B2B
Entry Name: Summerhouse at North West Corner of Gardens
Listing Date: 1 November 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196122
English Heritage Legacy ID: 370398
Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10
Civil Parish: Saffron Walden
Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
TL5338 BRIDGE END GARDENS
669-1/1/358 Summerhouse at north-west corner of
Pavilion. 1839/40. Yellow-grey gault brick. Octagonal plan,
aligned SE-NW with front face on SE side, lead dome above a
coved cornice. 5 sides have segment headed sash windows with
glazing bars, 3x4 panes, 2 blank on N and E sides. Decorative
recessed wooden panels below, moulded cement architraves with
ornamental keystones (faces, but now mostly eroded or
missing), also ground level consoles. Doorway approached by
step, door of 2 leaves similar to windows, recessed arched
panel above with coved bracket now missing classical bust
(recorded previously), similar coved bracket on blank N wall.
Rear NW window has a half round external step. INTERIOR: Ionic
angle pilasters and an inscribed frieze in memory of Francis
Gibson. The 2 blank N and E walls are each painted with vine
branches, birds and putto. Tiled floor ornamented with central
leaf decorated roundel and a surrounding circlet of Greek key
(Bosworth J & Collins T: Uttlesford District Council: Bridge
End Gardens, Saffron Walden: Great Dunmow, Essex: 1983-).
Listing NGR: TL5356438814
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