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Retaining Walls of Lily Pond, Flanking Garden Walls and Summerhouse, Steps and Terrace Adjoining to West of Abbotswood

A Grade II Listed Building in Swell, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9349 / 51°56'5"N

Longitude: -1.7383 / 1°44'18"W

OS Eastings: 418085

OS Northings: 226299

OS Grid: SP180262

Mapcode National: GBR 4PV.RB8

Mapcode Global: VHB1P.TMCK

Entry Name: Retaining Walls of Lily Pond, Flanking Garden Walls and Summerhouse, Steps and Terrace Adjoining to West of Abbotswood

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1274945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413764

Location: Swell, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Swell

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: The Swells

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 12 NE
(south side)
3/221 Retaining walls of Lily-
pond, flanking garden
- walls and summerhouse,
steps and terrace adjoining
- to west of Abbotswood

Lilypond walls and garden walls. c.1902 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Rubble stone walls
buttressed to inside and retained with downward ramps and low ball-capped piers
to flagged terrace approached by 2 flights of steps. The lilyponu is about 20 yards
long by about 4 across, it ends in a circular pool below an apsed exedra below the
house; the west end is segmental echoing the curve of the platform enclosing the
circular pool. Against the south wall is a summerhouse, with hipped roof and 2
Roman Doric columns, facing the rose garden.

Listing NGR: SP1808526299

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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