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Latitude: 50.9501 / 50°57'0"N
Longitude: -2.7157 / 2°42'56"W
OS Eastings: 349817
OS Northings: 116984
OS Grid: ST498169
Mapcode National: GBR MK.NHSG
Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.MTG
Entry Name: South West Gateway to Montacute House
Listing Date: 27 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262471
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434943
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 MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (North side)
8/122 South-west gateway to Montacute
Entrance gateway. Probably C19. Ham stone ashlar walls and piers; wrot-iron gate. Wing walls about 2.5m high, with
thin copings, having quarter- circle curves hack to central gateway, which his square piers with plinth, pulvinated
frieze and flat moulded cornice-caps; gateway about 3m wide, with pair of wrot-iron gates having scroll-braced necked
spearpoints to middle and top rails, with ogee braces. An important element in the setting of Montacute House (q.v), as
well as in the streetscene at a prominent point in the heart of the village. Probably erected during the
re-organisation of the grounds which was carried out between 1845 and 1852. (Girouard, M and others: Montacute House.
The National Trust, l985).
Listing NGR: ST4981516984
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