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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: STONE SCREEN AND FLANKING SECTIONS OF WALLING ENCLOSING FORMER PARTERRE ON FRONTAGE OF SHAPWICK MANOR

List entry Number: 1293774

Location

STONE SCREEN AND FLANKING SECTIONS OF WALLING ENCLOSING FORMER PARTERRE ON FRONTAGE OF SHAPWICK MANOR, STATION ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSedgemoorDistrict AuthorityShapwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 269256

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History

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Details

ST43NW SHAPWICK CP STATION ROAD (West side)

2/28 Stone screen and flanking sections of walling enclosing former parterre on frontage of Shapwick Manor

29.3.63

GV II*

Stone screen and flanking walls. C17; reputedly 1658 for Henry Bull. Coursed and squared lias rubble and dressed stone. Symmetrical about a central semi-circular headed archway, moulded surround, emphasised imposts and key, moulded cornice, central triangular pediment with moulded capping continuing each side; apex of pediment with a large ball finial; formerly to each side a rampant stone lion (removed at time of re-survey, December 1984). Dwarf rubble wall to each side capped by balustrading in 3 bays with square piers to each end and between each bay, each pier capped by a tall obelisk finial; vase balusters. Section of rubble wall to each side flanking a broad-gateway. Stone mounting block with 5 steps to right. Central archway with a C19 gate.

Listing NGR: ST4176238447

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National Grid Reference: ST 41762 38447

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