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Raised Pool and Sculpture

A Grade II Listed Building in Basildon, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5704 / 51°34'13"N

Longitude: 0.459 / 0°27'32"E

OS Eastings: 570515

OS Northings: 188589

OS Grid: TQ705885

Mapcode National: GBR PMG.GVX

Mapcode Global: VHJKT.XS1H

Plus Code: 9F32HFC5+5J

Entry Name: Raised Pool and Sculpture

Listing Date: 22 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472060

Location: St. Martin's, Basildon, Essex, SS14

County: Essex

District: Basildon

Electoral Ward/Division: St Martin's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Basildon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Basildon St Martin of Tours

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Tagged with: Sculpture

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Description


TQ 78 NW BASILSON TOWN SQUARE

717/6/10009 Raised Pool and Sculpture

GV II


Pool, with sculpture immediately to the west and south of the piloti undercroft of Brooke House, 1962, Architect Anthony B Davies, chief Architect and planner to Basildon. Development Corporation; Sir Basil Spence, consultant adviser on town centre. Long rectangular pool, with raised granite-clad sides and coping, within which is set, at the east end, a bronze sculpture, 'Mother and Child', and fountain, by Maurice Lambert. The pool was designed as a foreground to Brooke House (qv).
(Architectural Review: Browne K: A new look at Basildon Town Centre, November 1962: 332- 335; Planning for Man and Motor, London: Ritter P: Basildon New Town Main Centre: Pergamon Press: 1964-: 221; Architects Journal: Shops and flats at Basildon, 10 December 1962: 1962-: 1381- 9; Architect and Building News, 13 February 1963: Tower block, Basildon: 1963-: 239-43).


Listing NGR: TQ7051588589

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