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Latitude: 51.9776 / 51°58'39"N
Longitude: -1.7512 / 1°45'4"W
OS Eastings: 417184
OS Northings: 231044
OS Grid: SP171310
Mapcode National: GBR 4P8.VG1
Mapcode Global: VHB1H.LKKB
Entry Name: Indian Fountain, Canals and Steps in Garden Immediately South of Sezincote House
Listing Date: 11 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305054
English Heritage Legacy ID: 128749
Location: Sezincote, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56
Civil Parish: Sezincote
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Longborough with Sezincote
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SP 13 SE
Indian Fountain, canals and steps in garden immediately south of Sezincote House
Fountain, steps and canals. Fountain and steps early Cl9 by
Thomas Daniell for Sir Charles Cockerell, canals C20. Limestone
and cast iron. Upstanding octagonal fountain base enclosing
circular pool with figure of a kneeling woman at centre. Long
narrow canals c10m in length and c2m wide to north and south.
Steps down bank to canal on south flanked by stepped wall.
Fountain: foliate cast iron uprights at each corner of octagon
flanking inset panels. Pointed dentils around upper edge.
Kneeling woman at centre of circular pool carrying a shell on her
head from which the fountain plays. Canals to either side with
hollow chamfered surrounds pair of stepped octagonal features at
base of steps (q.v. sundial). Fountain, canals and steps form
important features in relation to orangery (q.v.) and house (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SP1718431044
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