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GATEPIERS, GATE, BOUNDARY WALL FRONTING ROAD AND GARDEN WALL TO TERRACE AT HALSWAY MANOR

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: GATEPIERS, GATE, BOUNDARY WALL FRONTING ROAD AND GARDEN WALL TO TERRACE AT HALSWAY MANOR

List entry Number: 1057473

Location

GATEPIERS, GATE, BOUNDARY WALL FRONTING ROAD AND GARDEN WALL TO TERRACE AT HALSWAY MANOR, HALSWAY LANE

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bicknoller

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265066

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History

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Details

ST13NW BICKNOLLER CP HALSWAY LANE (North side) HIGHER HALSWAY

10/20 Gatepiers, gate, boundary wall fronting road and garden wall to terrace at Halsway Manor -

GV II

Gatepiers, gate and walls. Gatepiers. possibly C17, reset late C19. Ashlar sandstone, flat topped, square, cavetto moulded cornice, moulded plinth, incised decoration of arched head panels, about 2.25 metres high. Double gates swept down to centre, possibly mid C20, wrought iron, undulating spearhead uprights, horizontal band of enriched decoration above rondel panels with crosses. Walls: late C19. Ashlar red sandstone round headed arcades, fluted pilasters and imposts, moulded handrail and plinth set on random rubble dwarf wall, in all about 1.5 metres high, interspaced with piers, segmental headed with volutes and oval panels in tympanum, some with ball finials on pyramid supports. Random rubble wall only swept back flanking gateway and continued North West with arcades flanking road to wellhead (qv). Interrupted by short flight of steps with wall returned on either side to garden gate (not included) on axis of entrance to Halsway Manor (qv). Arcaded sections flanked by random rubble walls with simple ball topped piers fronting terrace in front of the house and partly returned on East side towards gatepiers and gate already described. Wall interrupted by short flight of steps, wall returned on either side, on axis of entrance to house. This wall probably originally encompassed the whole area between house and road. R M Billingtons article in Country Life, August 18, 1977 entitled A Somerset Draw for Painters - Victorian Artists at Halsway Manor, illustrates the house and garden before and after the C19 alterations.

Listing NGR: ST1263038152

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 18 August, (1977)

National Grid Reference: ST 12630 38152

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