WALLS ENCLOSING SUNKEN GARDEN IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF HINTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056132
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
WALLS ENCLOSING SUNKEN GARDEN IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF HINTON HOUSE, HINTON PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALLS ENCLOSING SUNKEN GARDEN IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF HINTON HOUSE, HINTON PARK

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Hinton St. George
National Grid Reference:
ST 41828 12328

Details

ST4112 HINTON ST GEORGE CP HINTON PARK

7/69 Walls enclosing sunken garden immediately south of Hinton House

GV II

Enclosure to sunken garden 1913. Ham stone ashlar. Retaining wall about 2 metres high, visible on sunken side only, then low open balustrading with piers which rise to about 5 metres height overall, having small semi-circular arched panels each face towards head, with raked keystones carried into cornice caps, art-nouveau fashion, which have steps and pineapple finials: east and west sides straight, with matching flights of steps, one each end on west side and central flight to east: serpentine south wall, with open niches between pairs of piers. Created by William John Lydston, 7th Earl Poulett in 1913, according to inscription on inner face of west wall. The wall and enclosed garden adds considerably to the c1630 south elevation of Hinton House (qv).

Listing NGR: ST4183012328

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262322
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

Legal

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

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