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Large Gothic Seat About 180 Metres West Northwest of Tyntesfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4412 / 51°26'28"N

Longitude: -2.7144 / 2°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 350445

OS Northings: 171597

OS Grid: ST504715

Mapcode National: GBR JK.NHXT

Mapcode Global: VH88R.W1WH

Entry Name: Large Gothic Seat About 180 Metres West Northwest of Tyntesfield House

Listing Date: 29 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489514

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


29-APR-02 Large Gothic Seat about 180 metres west
northwest of Tyntesfield House

Garden seat. Circa 1865; possibly by John Norton. Stone. Semi-circular on plan with four tall piers with cusped pointed arch panels and surmounted by vases; between the piers the back of the seat comprises a frieze of pierced quatrefoils with moulded coping. The raised base is paved.
A good example of a Victorian garden ornament in a grade II* garden and the largest of a set of Gothic seats in the garden at Tyntesfield.

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

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