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Front Gate to Inwood

A Grade II Listed Building in Henstridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9777 / 50°58'39"N

Longitude: -2.4072 / 2°24'26"W

OS Eastings: 371506

OS Northings: 119888

OS Grid: ST715198

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.LPY6

Mapcode Global: FRA 56VJ.G0D

Plus Code: 9C2VXHHV+34

Entry Name: Front Gate to Inwood

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261833

Location: Henstridge, South Somerset, Somerset, BA8

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Henstridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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6/97 Front Gate to Inwood


Gateway. C19. Portland stone and wrot iron. Pair central gates with piers, side railings and outer piers. Central piers
about 1 metre square at base and 4.5 metres high: moulded plinth; rusticated shaft; corbelled bracketted cyma recta
caps with double steps and lead statues set thereon, the West a woman with a rake, the right a man with a sickle; link
base walls to plainer side piers with ball finials. Gates have side frets and overthrow incorporating cartouche with
letters MG (for Merthyr Guest) all in wrot iron openwork: gates are very ornate in French style, having shouldered
arched tops: side railings with scrolled sweeps to match. Part of a large estate with many good collected items; the
main house, of 1881, of lesser interest and not listed.

Listing NGR: ST7150619888

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