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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252438

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1987

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

Map

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Location

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

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Montacute

National Grid Reference: ST 49881 17021

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 434956

Legacy System: LBS

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,

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