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Name:SUMMERHOUSE in garden of 20 Church Street (Avenue House)
HER No.:6116
Type of Record:Listed Building


Grade II listed Summerhouse of 18th century construction.

Grid Reference:TL 034 382
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Full Description

Grade II listed. Wooden summerhouse, designed for Lord Tavistock in 1765, by Sir William Chambers for Houghton House (qv) but removed to the Garden of Avenue House during Holland's 1794 re-modelling. Classically designed wooden room, with window specially designed askew for a particular view. See full measured drawings in NMR.

HER Photograph Archive, F931/33 (Photograph). SBD10506.

HER Photograph Archive, F931/34 (Photograph). SBD10506.

NMR Photographs, BB48/189 (Photograph). SBD10708.

Protected Status:

  • Conservation Area: Ampthill Conservation Area
  • Listed Building (II) 600/1/16: Summerhouse in garden of 20 Church Street (Avenue House)

Monument Types

  • SUMMERHOUSE (18th Century to Modern - 1765 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events: None recorded

Sources and Further Reading

---SBD10506 - Photograph: HER Photograph Archive. F931/33.
---SBD10708 - Photograph: NMR Photographs. BB48/189.