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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224868
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421039
Location: Welbeck, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, S80
Civil Parish: Welbeck
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
SK 5674 and SK 5774 WELBECK WELBECK ABBEY
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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