This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 50.952 / 50°57'7"N
Longitude: -2.7135 / 2°42'48"W
OS Eastings: 349977
OS Northings: 117193
OS Grid: ST499171
Mapcode National: GBR MK.NBCQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.GPB
Plus Code: 9C2VX72P+QJ
Entry Name: The north terrace, retaining wall and central steps, to Montacute House
Listing Date: 27 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1252022
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434947
Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15
Civil Parish: Montacute
Built-Up Area: Montacute
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST4917 MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (North side, off)
7/125 The north terrace, retaining wall
and central steps, to Montacute
Terrace between house and sunken garden. C16, modified C19. Ham stone ashlar. The retaining wall about 7 metres north
of house, and about 80 metres long: very deep plinth on north side, solid low walls with moulded copings, with square
piers at intervals on which are set a variety of urn and vase finials, of which the largest flank the central
staircase, 9 steps down into garden, flanked by solid side walls ending with piers having vase finials: lengths of
matching walling at east end of terrace, and also to the north end of the north garden, with obelisk finials.
(Girouard, M and others, Montacute House, National Trust, 1985).
Listing NGR: ST4998017194
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings