History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Forecourt Wall, Piers and Gates to the Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in Axbridge, Somerset

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.2872 / 51°17'13"N

Longitude: -2.8164 / 2°48'58"W

OS Eastings: 343164

OS Northings: 154547

OS Grid: ST431545

Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z29P

Mapcode Global: VH7CV.4XG3

Plus Code: 9C3V75PM+VC

Entry Name: Forecourt Wall, Piers and Gates to the Court House

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Last Amended: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268683

Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Axbridge

Built-Up Area: Axbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in



12/31 Forecourt wall, piers and gates
to The Court House
(Previously listed with The Court)



Forecourt wall, piers and gates. Late C18, gates C20. High squared and coursed rubble wall with a plain coping;
entrance through a broad segmental headed archway in a dressed stone surround with emphasised imposts; above the
archway a ball final; wall extends approximately 11 metres to west along St Marys Street from gateway terminating in a
tall ashlar pier with a pyramidal cap; and 3 metres to east, the wall then continues in the grounds of St Marys Cottage
(qv). Decorative central wrought iron gates. St Marys Cottage not included in this list.

Listing NGR: ST4316554546

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.