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Former Kitchen and Pleasure Garden Walls at Hestercombe Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0505 / 51°3'1"N

Longitude: -3.0847 / 3°5'5"W

OS Eastings: 324062

OS Northings: 128463

OS Grid: ST240284

Mapcode National: GBR M2.G0BG

Mapcode Global: FRA 46FB.N33

Entry Name: Former Kitchen and Pleasure Garden Walls at Hestercombe Gardens

Listing Date: 12 September 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484050

Location: Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Cheddon Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

CHEDDON FITZPAINE

145556 HESTERCOMBE ROAD
439/5/10008 Former Kitchen and Pleasure Garden Wal
12-SEP-00 ls at Hestercombe Gardens

II

Garden walls and bridges. Late C18; extended circa 1910 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Portmans. Red brick and stone rubble. Two adjoining approximately rectangular enclosures; late C18 brick and stone walls to kitchen garden to east, extended to west as pleasure garden in about 1910 with coursed stone rubble walls, now with concrete coping. The central dividing wall has two doorways with rusticated stone architraves; this wall has been breached at its south end. The west garden, added by Lutyens, enclosed an existing channel in the park at Hestercombe which Lutyens formalised into a sunken canal with a grassed walk. The canal is terminated by a small stone bridge at the north end with two segmental arches and a similar bridge at the south end having remains of round piers of what was a loggia above.


Listing NGR: ST2406228463

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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