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Latitude: 51.945 / 51°56'42"N
Longitude: -0.0862 / 0°5'10"W
OS Eastings: 531641
OS Northings: 229120
OS Grid: TL316291
Mapcode National: GBR K8Z.316
Mapcode Global: VHGNW.GC9S
Entry Name: Resting House in Japanese Garden at Garden House 70 Meters to Sout-South-East of House
Listing Date: 6 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348014
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159857
Location: Cottered, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
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
TL 3129 COTTERED CHURCH LANE
5/25 Resting House in Japanese
Garden at Garden House
- 70m to SSE of house
Resting house. 1923-6. Personally constructed by garden
designer S Kusumoto for Herbert Goode (1865-1937) a wealthy glass
and china merchant who began the Japanese Garden in 1905. Timber
frame with hipped thatched roof. A single-storey open-sided
shelter facing N, with low screens to front and side and
traditional roof-structure of interwoven beams built up in
stages, called AZIRO-GUMI. Floor made to represent the back of a
tortoise signifying good luck. (Japanese Garden (1933) 26).
Listing NGR: TL3164129120
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