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WALLS ENCLOSING SOUTH CAR PARK, ABOUT 150 METRES SOUTH OF MONTACUTE HOUSE

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: WALLS ENCLOSING SOUTH CAR PARK, ABOUT 150 METRES SOUTH OF MONTACUTE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1252438

Location

WALLS ENCLOSING SOUTH CAR PARK, ABOUT 150 METRES SOUTH OF MONTACUTE HOUSE, THE BOROUGH

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Montacute

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434956

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST4916 MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (North side, off) ST4917 7/134 Walls enclosing south car park, 8/134 about 150 m south of Montacute House GV II Walls enclosing former nursery, now part of car park. Probably C19. Mostly Ham stone rubble, about 3 metres high with thin coping. West wall extends northwards from No. 1 The Borough (q.v) with an inserted 3-centred arch of the main drive, and on an angle opposite The Lodge (q.v) a gateway with moulded cambered arched doorway, set in hollowed rectangular recess, with boarded and studded gate: short return northwards has a blocked elliptical arch, then the slightly higher wall is brick lined along the north and east walls, probably for growing fruit trees; in the north-east corner a small building with simple window, having pyramidal Welsh slate roof behind parapet, the eaves being at the same height as the lower east wall: South wall has a row of stones set upright on top as coping - part of the east length may be C20 work: a later C20 break in north wall, with plain near- ashlar piers, gives access to the main car wark. Parts, at least, of this walling may be of earlier date - a plot resembling this area indicated on a rough survey map of 1782 (Girouard, M and others, Montacute House, National Trust, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4988117021

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Girouard, M et al, Montacute House, (1985)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

National Grid Reference: ST 49881 17021

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