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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1252438
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434956
Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Montacute
Built-Up Area: Montacute
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST4916 and ST4917
7/134 and 8/134
THE BOROUGH (north side, off)
Walls enclosing south car park, about 150 m south of Montacute House
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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