WALLED GARDENS TO EAST OF BARRINGTON COURT WITH GATEWAYS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056935
Date first listed:
20-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
WALLED GARDENS TO EAST OF BARRINGTON COURT WITH GATEWAYS

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALLED GARDENS TO EAST OF BARRINGTON COURT WITH GATEWAYS

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Barrington
National Grid Reference:
ST 39704 18238

Details

ST3918 BARRINGTON CP BARRINGTON COURT ESTATE

9/179 Walled gardens to east of Barrington Court with gateways

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GV II

Walled gardens. Circa 1921-25 incorporating earlier work for A.A. Lyle, partly the design of Gertrude Jekyll. Brick, rubble and freestone. The whole enclosed by a high brick wall with a rubble coping; except bounded to north by the 'Bustalls', a double-pile range of former single-storeyed cattle shelters of brick and rubble, hipped tile roofs, 11 segmental-arched openings looking into the garden with wooden gates, probably C19. To east a single-storeyed C17 outbuilding with hipped tile roof, oval openings in freetone surrounds with leaded lights to garden. The garden itself is divided into 3 areas by rubble walling. In west wall reused moulded oak door surround with a 4-centred arch head and carved spandrels, panelled door. Part of garden with a central pool. Two ornamental iron gateways. Further section of walling extends to the south; very large gateway with pair of panelled ashlar piers with obelisk finials, wrought-iron gates, intricate cresting.

Listing NGR: ST3970418238

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
264299
Legacy System:
LBS

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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