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Walls Enclosing Garden on North and East Side, Opposite Entrance to Norton Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0269 / 51°1'36"N

Longitude: -3.1467 / 3°8'47"W

OS Eastings: 319680

OS Northings: 125911

OS Grid: ST196259

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.HNMT

Mapcode Global: FRA 469D.MXL

Entry Name: Walls Enclosing Garden on North and East Side, Opposite Entrance to Norton Court

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270664

Location: Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Norton Fitzwarren

Built-Up Area: Norton Fitzwarren

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/157 Walls enclosing garden on North
and East side, opposite entrance
to Norton Court


Walls enclosing garden on North and East side. Early C18 partly renewed mid C20. Red brick, Flemish bond, random
rubble plinth, brick and Ham stone coping, about 2.5 metres high. Plan: North and East side if rectangular kitchen
garden. North wall about 50 metres in length, part forming tha boundary wall of Cedar Gables, (not included), wall
swept down over square headed doorway, more courses of brickwork subsequently added.East wall about 70 metres in
length, at North end single span opening; square gatepiers, with +in stone ball finials, cyma recta moulded cornice,
scroll topped revertments and moulded coping to plinth, similar design to those at Bucklard House, Durston (qv), much
overgrown with ivy at time of survey (March 1984). About 20 metres South, square projection, with brick coping about 3m
high probably a gazebo or summer house; renewed upper courses and coping of all, double gate opening, about 20 metres
beyond, Southern gatepier rebuilt, no ball finials, C20 double gate; wall continued South to The Lodge (not included)
and swept flown, upper courses of brick work and coping renewed. This was formerly the kitchen garden to Norton Court

Listing NGR: ST1968025911

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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