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Terrace on South Side of Brympton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brympton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9361 / 50°56'9"N

Longitude: -2.6847 / 2°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 351985

OS Northings: 115407

OS Grid: ST519154

Mapcode National: GBR ML.PCNH

Mapcode Global: FRA 568M.MY9

Plus Code: 9C2VW8P8+C4

Entry Name: Terrace on South Side of Brympton House

Listing Date: 27 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263457

Location: Brympton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Brympton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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10/7 Terrace on south side of Brympton
Raised terrace with balustrade and 3 sets steps. Mid C19. Ham stone. Extending for a total of about 75 metres from the
south-east corner of the Chantry House (q.v) across the south elevation of Brympton House (q.v) to Summerhouse (q.v)
with ashlar retaining wall with chamfered plinth, capped with a stone balustrade copying the details of the attic
balustrading of the house, with intermediate piers on which are set a variety of urns and other ornaments, and in the
centre of the long western section a block sundial with ball finial, on which is inscribed LAT 50-56, 17.30, having
sheet metal gnomons, 2 of which are broken: central stair of 9 straight steps with matching side balustrading, and at
each end are secondary stairs running parallel to the terrace, with solid balustrading scroll decorated; gravel surface
to walkway. This terrace, replacing a plainer one with only a central stair illustrated by Kip, c1700, was installed by
Lady Georgina Fane, who ran the estate from 1857-1875. (Country Life, 26th November, 1898, 30th November 1907 and
especially Hussey, C, 7 & 14 May 1927; Clive-Ponsonby-Fane, C: Brympton d'Evercy, Brympton Estates 1980).

Listing NGR: ST5198915409

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