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Rockwork Garden Feature Approx 80-150m South-East of Oakhill

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0456 / 52°2'44"N

Longitude: 1.1475 / 1°8'51"E

OS Eastings: 615936

OS Northings: 243250

OS Grid: TM159432

Mapcode National: GBR TMW.NY9

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.VV07

Plus Code: 9F4324WX+62

Entry Name: Rockwork Garden Feature Approx 80-150m South-East of Oakhill

Listing Date: 10 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486583

Location: Bridge, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridge

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: South West Ipswich Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Rockwork garden feature approx.80-150m south-east of Oakhill


Rockery feature. c.1900. Constructed of Pulhamite. A long feature descending in former pools and rockeries down the slope below Oakhill (qv). The feature is much covered with undergrowth at present but was originally approx. 100m. long. That part most clearly visible is below the midpoint and is approx. 10m. wide and 25m. long and drops c.6m.in a series of what were formerly pools.
This feature is an unusually large example of Pulhamite rockwork to be found in a private garden of the period. A sale catalogue of c.1920 has an illustration and describes it as a rockery cascade entitled 'The Glen'. The 1926/7 revision of the OS map clearly marks the feature and shows the extent.

Listing NGR: TM1593643250

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