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Group of 4 Urns Around Sundial in Formal Gardens of Somerleyton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.5206 / 52°31'14"N

Longitude: 1.6718 / 1°40'18"E

OS Eastings: 649199

OS Northings: 297746

OS Grid: TM491977

Mapcode National: GBR YSB.X3M

Mapcode Global: VHM66.XXP3

Plus Code: 9F43GMCC+6P

Entry Name: Group of 4 Urns Around Sundial in Formal Gardens of Somerleyton Hall

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282410

ID on this website: 101352663

Location: East Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Civil Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Somerleyton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

Tagged with: Urn

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TM 49 NE
Group of 4 urns around
sundial in formal gardens
of Somerleyton Hall
Group of 4 identical urns in a square around the sundial (q.v.). Circa 1850
by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto. These urns are shown in their present
position on Nesfield's 'Plan of Details for the Enlargement of the West
Parterre' dated October 1850. Marble, the sides of the rims sculptured with a
foliage band and 8 lion heads against raised semi-circular lugs. Listed for
group value as part of the formal garden originally laid out by Nesfield.
Forms part of a garden included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at
Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4919997746

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