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Latitude: 50.8854 / 50°53'7"N
Longitude: -2.7935 / 2°47'36"W
OS Eastings: 344280
OS Northings: 109842
OS Grid: ST442098
Mapcode National: GBR MG.SG43
Mapcode Global: FRA 561R.MK3
Entry Name: Walls, Gate Piers, Gates and Railings to Merefield House
Listing Date: 12 June 1950
Last Amended: 6 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1281891
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390352
Location: Crewkerne, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18
Civil Parish: Crewkerne
Built-Up Area: Crewkerne
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Crewkerne
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST4409 EAST STREET
876-1/7/74 (North side)
12/06/50 Walls, gate piers, gates and
railings to Merefield House.
(Formerly Listed as:
Gates, railings & walls to grounds,
& summerhouse to grounds of
Walls, gate piers, gates and railings. Late C17 and c1840.
Limestone rubble walls, Ham Hill stone gate piers and plinths,
and wrought-iron gates and railings. A full-height gate with
elaborate overthrow bearing gilded heraldic arms above a lion
face and leaves with florettes, has side-panels supported by
gate piers with raised-and-fielded panels, moulded cornices
and vases to the caps; there is a similar one to the left, and
taller c1840, ones to a carriage entrance to the right. These
have recessed panels similar to the aprons below the windows
of the house, pineapple finials and C20 double gates. A
coursed Ham Hill rubblestone plinth with a moulded coping,
supports c1840 spearhead railings which sweep up to the gate
piers at the centre. High limestone rubble walls extend approx
30m to each side. The arms on the gates (Merefield quartered
with Williams and Colson) date them, acccording to family
history, as late C17.
(Pullman GPR: The Book of the Axe: Kingsmead Reprints Bath:
Listing NGR: ST4428009842
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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