GARDEN WALLS, PIERS, STEPS, SUNDIAL, BALUSTRADE AND URNS ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF NAILSEA COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1136746
Date first listed:
20-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALLS, PIERS, STEPS, SUNDIAL, BALUSTRADE AND URNS ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF NAILSEA COURT

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Location

Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALLS, PIERS, STEPS, SUNDIAL, BALUSTRADE AND URNS ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST OF NAILSEA COURT

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

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Nailsea
National Grid Reference:
ST 45652 68152

Details

NAILSEA C.P. - ST 46 NE 6/48 Garden walls, piers, steps, sundial, balustrade and urns attached to north west of Nailsea Court

G.V. II

Garden walls, piers, steps, balustrade and urns. Walls in part probably C16, extended C18 and C19, steps, balustrade and urn of late C19/early C20; sundial dated 1655, probably repositioned. Rubble walls, some with stone coping, piers, steps, balustrade and urns in limestone; bronze sundial plate set on limestone octagonal shaft. Early range of walls attached to north west of Nailsea Court (q.v.) extend about 40 metres to west, about 3 metres high, in random rubble, east-west range has doorway to east and arched recess to west, possibly bee-bole (in south-facing wall); wall turned to south and extending about 10 metres further, stepped down once with segmental-headed door to south, continued at about 2 metres high for about another 20 metres with stone coping. To south east, walls extend to enclose a rectangular garden, walls about 4 metres high in 2 north-south ranges, ramped down at east and west sides; north range has central pair of square piers, rusticated, with flat top with moulded edge, about one metre high, surmounted by C19 stone urns, C20 wooden gate and 4 steps down to garden level with flanking walls to steps, 2 further piers with urns and balustrade between at north west corner, at south end of garden, wall is ramped down to central C20 wooden gate. In south garden, centrally placed, sundial with gnomon, has face of the sun and inscription "non sine lumine", in similar style to sundial at Macquarie Farmhouse, North End, Yatton (q.v.). Low wall extends about 27 metres to east with stone balustrade and rusticated piers with 2 urns, ramped down to east with terminal pier and flight of 9 steps.

Listing NGR: ST4565268152

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
33713
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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Date: 31 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16297/19
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