WALL TO CANNINGTON COLLEGE ON ROADSIDE AND BOUNDING CHURCHYARD, CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308337
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
WALL TO CANNINGTON COLLEGE ON ROADSIDE AND BOUNDING CHURCHYARD, CHURCH OF ST MARY, BROOK STREET
Statutory Address:
WALL TO CANNINGTON COLLEGE ON ROADSIDE AND BOUNDING CHURCHYARD, CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
WALL TO CANNINGTON COLLEGE ON ROADSIDE AND BOUNDING CHURCHYARD, CHURCH OF ST MARY, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALL TO CANNINGTON COLLEGE ON ROADSIDE AND BOUNDING CHURCHYARD, CHURCH OF ST MARY, BROOK STREET
Statutory Address:
WALL TO CANNINGTON COLLEGE ON ROADSIDE AND BOUNDING CHURCHYARD, CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
WALL TO CANNINGTON COLLEGE ON ROADSIDE AND BOUNDING CHURCHYARD, CHURCH OF ST MARY, FORE STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Cannington
National Grid Reference:
ST 25875 39646

Details

ST23NE CANNINGTON CP FORE STREET (South side)

12/5 Wall to Cannington College on roadside and bounding churchyard, Church of St Mary -

GV II

Wall. probably C17. Bounds the grounds of Cannington College on its North, South, East and West sides in a virtually unbroken run. Red sandstone rubble, low single stage red sandstone buttresses at intervals with rubble offsets. Wall extends 130 metres along the side of Fore Street, 70 metres along Brook Street and 50 metres along Church Street all in continuous run except broad gateway onto Brook Street, plank gates; further section extends 100 metres Westwards of the South end on Brook Street, and bounds the churchyard of Church of St Mary (qv). Varies in height between 3 and 4 metres. The wall probably represents the bounds of the lay wing of the Priory of Benedictine Nuns on the site of Cannington Court (qv).

Listing NGR: ST2587539647

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
268866
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: 23 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/13824/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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