PARTERRE TO WEST OF BRAMHAM PARK HOUSE WITH 2 PILLARS AND 6 URNS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1135639
Date first listed:
03-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
PARTERRE TO WEST OF BRAMHAM PARK HOUSE WITH 2 PILLARS AND 6 URNS

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARTERRE TO WEST OF BRAMHAM PARK HOUSE WITH 2 PILLARS AND 6 URNS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Bramham cum Oglethorpe
National Grid Reference:
SE 40786 41711

Details

BRAMHAM CUM OGLETHORPE BRAMHAM PARK SE4041 LS23 7/30 Parterre to west of Bramham Park house, with 2 pillars and 6 urns.

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Parterre with 2 carved pillars and 6 urns. Early C18. Magnesian limestone. Rectangular, approx. 70 metres x 35 metres, set in ground rising gradually away from the house, the longer side walls gently raked upwards to the further end, which contains a wide bow with a fountain in the centre. The side and end walls have a plinth and vermiculated raised panels, the end wall has a coved niche in each of the straight outer sections, a rusticated pilaster at each end of the bow, a dragon's mouth spout over a rocky cascade in the centre, and its coping carries 6 fluted urns with carved ramshead handles. The inner end of each side wall is marked by a large heavily-carved pillar, approx. one metre square and 4 metres high, composed of a pedestal with a vermiculated panel on each side, carrying a short pillar clasped between 5-fingered volutes, with prominent moulded entablature crowned with a swan-neck pediment. Possibly by John Wood of Bath (Shown on survey of gardens by Detmar Blow, c.1907, as "sundial garden").

Listing NGR: SE4078641711

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
342191
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 45 West Yorkshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08570/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Garbutt. Source Historic England Archive
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