Full Report for Listed Buildings
Summary Description of a Listed Buildings
Date of Designation
Date of Amendment
Name of Property
Circular garden seat at Faendre Hall
Situated at the SE side of the house close to the drive and on the terrace which runs along the main garden (SW) frontage.
Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Style reminiscent of C18 summer houses/seats eg by Robert Bakewell in Derbyshire.
Decorative garden seat/gazebo; an open circular structure comprising 6 columns with Corinthian-style capitals supporting a frieze on which rests a domed roof of wrought iron panels; the shafts each have a band of varied ornament including some Celtic-type interlace and very deep plinths also enriched with ornament; the plinths are joined by a curved bench additionally supported at mid-point by consoles facing each way; entrance is onto the south terrace. At the centre is a small circular table with bulbous stem, in bird-bath style.
Reason for designation
Listed as an unusually interesting garden feature and for group value with the other listed items at Faendre especially the nearby house.
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