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Spirit Bridge in Japanese Garden at Garden House 20 Meters to South-East of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottered, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9454 / 51°56'43"N

Longitude: -0.0861 / 0°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 531643

OS Northings: 229159

OS Grid: TL316291

Mapcode National: GBR K8S.WL1

Mapcode Global: VHGNW.GCBJ

Entry Name: Spirit Bridge in Japanese Garden at Garden House 20 Meters to South-East of House

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159863

Location: Cottered, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Cottered

Built-Up Area: Cottered

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cottered with Broadfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

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5/31 Spirit Bridge in Japanese
Garden at Garden House
- 20m to SE of house


Bridge. 1912 built by Enomoto in Japan for Herbert Goode (1865-
1937) a wealthy glass and china merchant who built the Japanese
Garden in 1905-26. Timber, partly painted. An arched narrow
wooden bridge with 4-bay twin-rail balustrades, partly infilled.
The 4 main posts on each side have onion shaped finials. It
crosses the narrow part of the Fox Lake and is modelled on the
sacred bridge at Nikko in Japan called SHIN-KYO (Spirit Bridge).
(Japanese Garden (1933) 10).

Listing NGR: TL3164329159

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