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Garden Walls, Fountains, Summer Houses and Other Ornaments to the South and East of Welbeck Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Welbeck, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.2623 / 53°15'44"N

Longitude: -1.1548 / 1°9'17"W

OS Eastings: 456472

OS Northings: 374252

OS Grid: SK564742

Mapcode National: GBR NZCQ.S8

Mapcode Global: WHDFF.78BD

Plus Code: 9C5W7R6W+W3

Entry Name: Garden Walls, Fountains, Summer Houses and Other Ornaments to the South and East of Welbeck Abbey

Listing Date: 12 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421039

ID on this website: 101224868

Location: Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, S80

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Welbeck

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

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(South side)

12/194 Garden walls,
Summer Houses and
other ornaments to
the south and east
of Welbeck Abbey.


Garden walls, fountains, summer houses and other ornaments. Mid
and late C19. Extending along the south and east of the house
are the main gardens. Those to the east being terraced. Having
to the south and part of the east sides a balustraded wall on
rock face ashlar base broken in parts by decorative iron gates.
The south garden contains a large copper, marble and ashlar
fountain decorated with cherubs, garlands and mythical heads.
The terraced garden, divided in parts by similar balustraded
walls, contains a number of urns and lead and ashlar figures set
onto piers. There are 5 large decorated terracotta urns and
several curved and decorated ashlar seats. The large fountain of
copper and ashlar is decorated with cherubs heads and is
surmountedby a figure and swan. To the north side are 2 summer
houses. The western most one consisting of a curved colonnade
with triglyph and dentil cornice. The second summer house of
semi-circular plan, with gabled copper roof supported on outer
rock face ashlar piers and inner wooden columns, has a central
wooden arch with keystone and decorative ironwork under.

Listing NGR: SK5647274252

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