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Walled Gardens to East of Barrington Court with Gateways

A Grade II Listed Building in Barrington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9604 / 50°57'37"N

Longitude: -2.8599 / 2°51'35"W

OS Eastings: 339704

OS Northings: 118238

OS Grid: ST397182

Mapcode National: GBR MC.MWSM

Mapcode Global: FRA 46WK.ZL8

Entry Name: Walled Gardens to East of Barrington Court with Gateways

Listing Date: 20 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264299

Location: Barrington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Barrington

Built-Up Area: Barrington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Barrington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


9/179 Walled gardens to east of
Barrington Court with gateways



Walled gardens. Circa 1921-25 incorporating earlier work for A.A. Lyle, partly the design of Gertrude Jekyll. Brick,
rubble and freestone. The whole enclosed by a high brick wall with a rubble coping; except bounded to north by the
'Bustalls', a double-pile range of former single-storeyed cattle shelters of brick and rubble, hipped tile roofs, 11
segmental-arched openings looking into the garden with wooden gates, probably C19. To east a single-storeyed C17
outbuilding with hipped tile roof, oval openings in freetone surrounds with leaded lights to garden. The garden itself
is divided into 3 areas by rubble walling. In west wall reused moulded oak door surround with a 4-centred arch head and
carved spandrels, panelled door. Part of garden with a central pool. Two ornamental iron gateways. Further section of
walling extends to the south; very large gateway with pair of panelled ashlar piers with obelisk finials, wrought-iron
gates, intricate cresting.

Listing NGR: ST3970418238

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