North and west boundary walls, and north-west gateway, to Church of St. Catherine

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253706
Date first listed:
27-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
Church of St. Catherine, Middle Street

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Ordnance survey map of North and west boundary walls, and north-west gateway, to Church of St. Catherine
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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of St. Catherine, Middle Street

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 49662 16964

Details

ST4916 8/168

MONTACUTE CP MIDDLE STREET (South side) North and west boundary walls, and north-west gateway, to Church of St. Catherine

GV II Boundary walls and gateway. Mostly C19, but gateway arch may be C15 or C16. Ham stone cut and squared, with ashlar dressings. Walls vary between one and two metres high, with angled and roll-top coping, with convex curved return to gateway opposite north porch of St. Catherines Church (q.v). Gateway has upstand with matching coping framing a moulded three-centre arch with quatrefoils and dagger in spandrils; traces of an inscription matching those in the chancel of the church on the two end pieces of the lintel, but new pieces have been cut in making the text unreadable.

Wrought-iron memorial gates installed 1973. The west wall uses smaller stones, and has a plain double-angled coping, and a plain gateway opposite the west door of the church. The whole forms an important setting of the Church, and is also vital in the streetscene, being on a prominent corner site.

Listing NGR: ST4966216964

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
437000
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Jun 2004
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