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Main Entrance Gateway, 35 Metres North West of Ven House, Milborne Port

Description: Main Entrance Gateway, 35 Metres North West of Ven House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261890

OS Grid Reference: ST6810618500
OS Grid Coordinates: 368106, 118500
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9650, -2.4555

Location: A30, Milborne Port, Somerset DT9 5RA

Locality: Milborne Port
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5RA

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Listing Text


5/153 Main entrance gateway, 35 metres
North-West of Ven House



Entrance Gateway. C18, relocated in C19. Ham stone ashlar. Gate piers about 600mm square, moulded plinth, rusticated
shaft, cornice cap and simple crown finials; good wrot iron gates with swept curved top rail: on either side of gateway
3 bays of balustrading about 900 mm high, terminating in cut and squared stone sweeps. The old road, originally some
400 metres to North linking East Street and The Old Road (Dorset), was superseded in C19 by London Road, and the gates
were relocated. Part of the setting to an important Country House.

Listing NGR: ST6810618500

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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