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Ornamental Bridge with Flanking Half Figures at Ngr St 2505 3395

A Grade II Listed Building in Goathurst, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0994 / 51°5'57"N

Longitude: -3.072 / 3°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 325035

OS Northings: 133891

OS Grid: ST250338

Mapcode National: GBR M2.C3JK

Mapcode Global: FRA 46G6.T75

Entry Name: Ornamental Bridge with Flanking Half Figures at Ngr St 2505 3395

Listing Date: 9 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269307

Location: Goathurst, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Goathurst

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST23SE GOATHURST CP
HALSWELL PARK

7/45 Ornamental bridge with flanking
half-figures at NGR ST 2505 3395

II

Ornamental bridge with flanking half-figures. C18. Ashlar. Two semi- circular archways to each side of central
projecting bow. Rear parapet of bridge raised up to form a shallow semi-circular headed niche, vermiculated key and
imposts; to each side of this central feature a lower wall terminating with a statuesque female half-figure, one of
which has fallen and lies nearby at time of re-survey (February 1985). Front parapet renewed in concrete block, mid
C20. (Pevsner N., Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; Country Life, Nov. 21, 1908; Collinson, Somerset
I, 1791; VCH, Somerset II, 1911; Garden History, V, 3, 1977; Jones B., Follies and Grottoes, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST2503533891

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