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East and West Corner Gazebos and Linking North Boundary Wall of Formal Garden at Barrow Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barrow Gurney, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4134 / 51°24'48"N

Longitude: -2.698 / 2°41'52"W

OS Eastings: 351550

OS Northings: 168499

OS Grid: ST515684

Mapcode National: GBR JL.Q813

Mapcode Global: VH88S.6Q0T

Entry Name: East and West Corner Gazebos and Linking North Boundary Wall of Formal Garden at Barrow Court

Listing Date: 31 March 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129169

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33877

Location: Barrow Gurney, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Barrow Gurney

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/9 East and west corner Gazebos and
linking north Boundary Wall of
31.3.78 formal garden at Barrow Court

G.V. II*

2 Gazebos and balustraded Garden Wall. Circa 1890 by F. Inigo Thomas. Rubble
to Gazebo bases, either side of central arch and flanking curved walls, ashlar
to piers, architectural features of Gazebos and Boundary Wall, stone slates to
Gazebo roofs. Each Gazebo has a Venetian loggia on its south facade with
ornamental keystone and further arched openings with curving steps up to each side
giving access to a wooden settle-type seat. The ramped rear walls have piers
with ball finials at either end; the Gazebos have egg and foliage friezes and
pyramidal roofs with apex ball finials. The Boundary Wall is balustraded with
ball finial piers at regular intervals and in the centre 2 tall Gatepiers with
ball finials and low wooden 2-leaf gates. 2 sections of balustrading to the east
have (September 1985) been breached and the balusters lie in heaps in the east
Gazebo. These architectural features together with several others comprise a
fine formal garden layout designed by Thomas for Henry Martin Gibbs; it is
included in the Historic Gardens Register : Part 1 Avon. (Country Life,
18 January 1902, R. Cooke, West Country Houses, 1957).

Listing NGR: ST5155068499

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