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Monument Number 1512873

Hob Uid: 1512873
Location :
Staffordshire
Lichfield
Longdon
Grid Ref : SK0553513217
Summary : Remains of Pulhamite rockwork situated within the grounds of Beaudesert Hall. The rockwork was installed circa 1900 by James Pulham III (1845-1920) and James Robert Pulham (1873-1957) of James Pulham and Son. The rockwork comprised a lake, watercourse, a series of waterfalls, pond and a stepped waterfall. These features survive but are in fragmented, eroded and overgrown.
More information : Remains of Pulhamite rockwork situated within the grounds of Beaudesert Hall. The rockwork was installed circa 1900 by James Pulham III (1845-1920) and James Robert Pulham (1873-1957) of James Pulham and Son. The rockwork comprised a lake, watercourse, a series of waterfalls, pond and a stepped waterfall. These features survive but are in fragmented, eroded and overgrown.

The site is included in the national Pulham database (ID number 211) and subsequently published in a gazetteer. (1-2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Durability Guaranteed: Pulhamite Rockwork - Its Conservation and Repair
Source details :
Page(s) : 7, 23
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Source Number : 2
Source : Garden history : the journal of the Garden History Society
Source details : Sally Festing. 1997. James Pulham 3
Page(s) : 230-34
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Vol(s) : 25.2

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Installed c1900
Monument End Date : 1910
Monument Start Date : 1890
Monument Type : Rockery, Lake, Waterfall, Pond
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Pulhamite Database
External Cross Reference Number : 211
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 01 SW 26
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