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Garden Walls, Gates and Gatepiers Adjoining Court House to South

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0544 / 51°3'15"N

Longitude: -3.8043 / 3°48'15"W

OS Eastings: 273635

OS Northings: 129890

OS Grid: SS736298

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXQF

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.HQ6

Entry Name: Garden Walls, Gates and Gatepiers Adjoining Court House to South

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399110

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 7229-7329
18/171 Garden walls, gates and gatepiers
- adjoining Court House to south
Garden walls, gate and gatepiers. Probably late C17, incorporating reused C18
gateway. Minor late C20 alterations. Squared and coursed stone rubble, with coping.
Sandstone ashlar piers to south. C20 coping.
Walls enclose formal garden to south of Court House (q.v.). Walls project at right
angles from each end of main front, return a short distance then sweep forward in 2
quadrants to form a semi-circular plan with with gateway at the centre (gateway
blocked, probably in the late C18). Gateway on left-hand (west) return, possibly a
later C18 insertion. Gateway in left-hand side wall possibly inserted or altered in
the C20. The right-hand (east) wall bounding the churchyard possibly incorporates
some C16 fabric (see reused gateway).
Quadrant walls lower than side walls, and ramped up at each end. (Wall in blocked
gateway also ramped up to piers). Central blocked gateway to south has pair of
ashlar square piers with moulded plinth and cornices. Gateway in left-hand return
consists of pair of piers topped by fluted stone urns, and probably C18 wrought-iron
gate (galvanised in C20) with dog bars, scrolled panels, repousse work and scrolled
crest. Gateway in left-hand side wall (possibly a C20 insertion or alteration) with
galvanised C20 gates. C16 gateway in wall on churchyard side consisting of moulded
Tudor arch with carved leaf ornament in spandrels and returned square hoodmould.
Boarded door.

Listing NGR: SS7362429889

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

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