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Walling, Gatepiers and Gates to South-West Side of Churchyard, Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1974 / 51°11'50"N

Longitude: -2.5876 / 2°35'15"W

OS Eastings: 359038

OS Northings: 144402

OS Grid: ST590444

Mapcode National: GBR MR.4S82

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.35DF

Plus Code: 9C3V5CW6+WX

Entry Name: Walling, Gatepiers and Gates to South-West Side of Churchyard, Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267503

Location: Croscombe, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Croscombe

Built-Up Area: Croscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


14/30 Walling, gate piers and gates to
south-west side of churchyard,
Church of St Mary the Virgin



Wall with 3 gateways bounding the west side and part of the south side of the churchyard. Mid/late C19 incorporating
earlier remains. Rubble wall approximately 2 m high with a dressed coping extending 37 m along the east side of Church
Street; at its centre opposite the west door of the Church of St Mary (qv) a gateway, dressed stone piers with bold
fluting, low domed caps, paired elaborate wrought-iron gates with spear capping. Futher attached section of wall of the
same type approximately one and a half m high extending 20 m east bounding the south side of the churchyard; pair of
gate piers to each end; those to west of dressed stone incorporating some foiled tracery, flat copings, gateway blocked
by a stone slab; further similar piers to east end, pair of elaborate wrought-iron gates with spear capping.

Listing NGR: ST5903844402

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

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