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Japanese House at Fanhams Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wareside, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8238 / 51°49'25"N

Longitude: -0.0137 / 0°0'49"W

OS Eastings: 536990

OS Northings: 215770

OS Grid: TL369157

Mapcode National: GBR KBF.PC5

Mapcode Global: VHGPH.QF47

Entry Name: Japanese House at Fanhams Hall

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356054

Location: Wareside, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Wareside

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ware Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/38 Japanese House
at Fanhams Hall


Garden building. 1900. Part of Japanese garden laid out by
Prof. Suzuki according to designs of Mr Inaka, for R B and A E
Page Croft. Timber frame, part weatherboarded, red pantile
hipped roof, tiled pentice roofs to lower verandah. Genuine
Japanese tea-house sent over and erected under Japanese
direction. 'Sei - Shin - tei' - 'House of the pure heart', a
retreat separate from a main house. Posts raised on stone pads.
2-storeys with verandahs all round on both levels. Half-glazed
wooden sliding screens glazed with margin lights. Lower part at
ends weatherboarded.

Listing NGR: TL3699015770

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