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Walls enclosing south car park, about 150 m south of Montacute House

A Grade II Listed Building in Montacute, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9505 / 50°57'1"N

Longitude: -2.7149 / 2°42'53"W

OS Eastings: 349880

OS Northings: 117024

OS Grid: ST498170

Mapcode National: GBR MK.NJ06

Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.N4G

Plus Code: 9C2VX72P+53

Entry Name: Walls enclosing south car park, about 150 m south of Montacute House

Listing Date: 27 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434956

Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Montacute

Built-Up Area: Montacute

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description

ST4916 and ST4917
7/134 and 8/134

MONTACUTE CP
THE BOROUGH (north side, off)
Walls enclosing south car park, about 150 m south of Montacute House

GV
II
Walls enclosing former nursery, now part of car park. Probably C19. Mostly Ham stone rubble, about 3 metres high with thin coping.

West wall extends northwards from No.1 The Borough (q.v) with an inserted three-centred arch of the main drive, and on an angle opposite The Lodge (q.v) a gateway with moulded cambered arched doorway, set in hollowed rectangular recess, with boarded and studded gate: short return northwards has a blocked elliptical arch, then the slightly higher wall is brick lined along the north and east walls, probably for growing fruit trees; in the north-east corner a small building with simple window, having pyramidal Welsh slate roof behind parapet, the eaves being at the same height as the lower east wall: south wall has a row of stones set upright on top as coping, part of the east length may be C20 work: a later C20 break in north wall, with plain near ashlar piers, gives access to the main car park. Parts, at least, of this walling may be of earlier date, a plot resembling this area indicated on a rough survey map of 1782

(Girouard, M and others, Montacute House, National Trust, 1985).

Listing NGR: ST4988017024

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