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The Drive Gate, Front Railings and Boundary Wall to the Pines, Castle Cary

Description: The Drive Gate, Front Railings and Boundary Wall to the Pines

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 262057

OS Grid Reference: ST6439132440
OS Grid Coordinates: 364391, 132440
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0902, -2.5098

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7AR

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Listing Text

6/124 The drive gate, front railings
and boundary wall to The Pines

Gateway, flanking walls and boundary railings. C18. Doulting and Cary stone with some brickwork. Gateway to north-east
corner house: tall boarded gates with sweeps at corners, between ashlar piers about 4 metres high, having square
moulded plinth, rusticated shafts, cornice moulding caps, steps and urn finials with pineapples; linked to The Pines
(qv) by tall rubble wall with plain coping, and having a plain boarded door in plain opening. Across front of house,
about 2 metres away, red brick wall in Flemish bond with sweep-stepped stone coping, with curved returns to corners of
house, ending with C19 cast iron gates. To right of house, brick wall set over stone wall, with serpentine link to
another ashlar pier to match gatepiers, but with fluted frieze under cap; the whole adding not only to the setting of
the Pines (qv) but to the streetscape in general.

Listing NGR: ST6439132440

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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