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Walled Garden Including Glass Houses and Peach House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4369 / 51°26'12"N

Longitude: -2.7122 / 2°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 350591

OS Northings: 171118

OS Grid: ST505711

Mapcode National: GBR JK.NQH0

Mapcode Global: VH88R.Y41T

Plus Code: 9C3VC7PQ+Q4

Entry Name: Walled Garden Including Glass Houses and Peach House

Listing Date: 16 July 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 492737

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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16-JUL-04 Walled Garden, including glass-houses
and peach-house.

Kitchen garden walls and ancillary buildings. 1896 remodelling and extension of earlier C19 kitchen garden walls. Red brick and stone; and red brick with stone dressings. Large rectangular plan kitchen garden with red brick walls with 4-centred arch doorways at sides and stone south west end wall with large buttresses. North east front rebuilt in 1896 as seed rooms, potting sheds and a boiler house and a small loggia at north end with small enclosure with wrought-iron gate to main gardens at Tyntesfield. The rebuilt north east front has stone pilasters with ball-finials over the parapet, moulded stone cornice and three large classical ashlar porticos with round arch doorways with fanlights and double-doors to the seed rooms and potting sheds; 3-light stone frame windows with leaded panes, on south east end a bay window and at north west end a loggia with small bulbous columns on brick wall supporting stone entablature with pediment. Large walled garden enclosure on north east side with glass-houses on two sides facing the orangery [qv.] and there is a peach-house within the walled garden; the glass-houses are made of a zinc alloy [Beard's patent], by W. G. Smith and Co. Bury St Edmunds.
INTERIOR: The seed rooms and potting sheds are complete with shelves and racks.
An unusually complete complex of Victorian kitchen garden buildings.

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