STEPPED PYRAMID TO WEST OF HALSWELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307444

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: STEPPED PYRAMID TO WEST OF HALSWELL HOUSE, HALSWELL PARK

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Location

Statutory Address: STEPPED PYRAMID TO WEST OF HALSWELL HOUSE, HALSWELL PARK

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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor (District Authority)

Parish: Goathurst

National Grid Reference: ST 25363 33761

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST23SE GOATHURST CP HALSWELL PARK

Stepped pyramid to west of 7/39 Halswall House

GV II

Stepped pyramid, in honour of a pure nymph. C18. Dressed stone. Square on plan. Pyramid on a high plinth, capping gryphon. Lias panel to North side of plinth. (Pevsner N., Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; Country Life, Nov. 21 1908;; Collinson, Somerset 1, 1791; VCH Somerset II, 1911; Garden History, V, 3 1977; Jones B, Follies and Grottoes, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2536333761

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 269301

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Collinson, J, History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset, (1791)
Jones, B, Follies and Grottoes, (1974)
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1911)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)
'Country Life' in 21 November, (1908)
'Garden History' in Number 5, (1977)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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