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Walling and Piers to East Side of Former Stable Yard of Halswell House, Lean to at Rear, Part Converted to Dwelling, (Grassby)

A Grade II Listed Building in Goathurst, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0979 / 51°5'52"N

Longitude: -3.0671 / 3°4'1"W

OS Eastings: 325374

OS Northings: 133716

OS Grid: ST253337

Mapcode National: GBR M2.C4SS

Mapcode Global: FRA 46G7.2XP

Entry Name: Walling and Piers to East Side of Former Stable Yard of Halswell House, Lean to at Rear, Part Converted to Dwelling, (Grassby)

Listing Date: 28 July 1950

Last Amended: 9 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269303

Location: Goathurst, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Goathurst

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/41 Walling and piers to East side of
former stable yard of Halswell
House, lean-to at rear, part
converted to dwelling,
(formerly listed with Dovecote)


Walling and piers with lean-to at rear, part of which is now dwelling. C18. High Flemish bond brick wall, approximately
50 metres long, dressed stone coping divided into 11 bays by blind semi-circular headed recesses forming an arcade,
emphasised imposts; central recess with broad pilasters to each side and pierced by a door opening, panelled door with
a moulded slab hood on cut brackets; moulded crowning cornice. Giant rusticated brick gate piers to each end with
moulded stone caps. Along the rear of the wall a single storey lean-to, part of which has been converted to a dwelling,
necessitating the right 5 recesses on frontage being pierced by mid C20 one, 2 and 3-light casements with glazing bars.
Further short section of walling to left of left gateway, some crenellated capping. (Pevsner N, Buildings of England,
South and West Somerset, 1958; Country Life, November 21 1908; Collinson, Somerset I, 1791; VCH Somerset II, 1911;
Garden History V, 3 1977, 27; Jones B, Follies and Grottoes, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2537433716

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