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List entry Summary

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

Name: GAZEBO AND GROTTO BELOW IN BACK GARDEN OF NUMBER 20

List entry Number: 1081021

Location

GAZEBO AND GROTTO BELOW IN BACK GARDEN OF NUMBER 20, THE AVENUE E11

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityRedbridgeLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Nov-1990

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204798

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History

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Details

THE AVENUE Ell TQ 4088 Gazebo and grotto below 14/19 in back garden of No 20 (formerly listed as gazebo 20.12.54 in back garden of No 18)

The grade shall be upgraded to grade II* (star) and the description shall be amended to read:-

Gazebo with grotto below. Early C18. Gazebo of finely-jointed red brick in Flemish bond with decorative vertical strips of paler, pink, brick; ashlar dressings; roof not visible. Grotto of red brick lined with mortar set with iron slag and shells, much of lining gone. Gazebo is square on plan, one storey, having: chamfered plinth, rubbed-brick flat-arched opening to each side flanked by similarly-arched narrow recessed panels, each with brick cornice, north and south sides each with sash with glazing bars and exposed sash box, west and east sides with double part-glazed doors and 4-pane overlights. Parapet with 3 panels to each face and moulded stone cornice. Interior: fielded panelling to walls and reveals; cornice, corner fireplace; panelled folding window shutters. The gazebo is built on a small mound formed of earth covering brick cross-vaulted grotto which has round-arched entrances on north and south sides. This was originally a feature in the grounds of the Wanstead Grove estate.

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THE AVENUE 1. 5027 Ell Gazebo in back garden of No 20 (formerly listed as Gazebo in gardens of No 18) TQ 4088 14/19 20.12.54 II 2. Early C18. One storey, red brick gazebo. One old sash window (with thick glazing bars), each face with narrow recessedpanels to each side, rubbed brick heads. Parapet with 3 panels in each face. Moulded stone capped parapet. East and west fronts have double glazed doors in place of sash windows. Fielded panelling inside with corner fireplace. A good example of a Georgian gazebo, built on a small mount.

Listing NGR: TQ4084688480

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National Grid Reference: TQ 40846 88480

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