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Entrance Gateway, Walls and Railings to the Firs and the Lodge, Merriott

Description: Entrance Gateway, Walls and Railings to the Firs and the Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262396

OS Grid Reference: ST4414212064
OS Grid Coordinates: 344142, 112064
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9053, -2.7958

Location: Moorlands Road, Merriott, Somerset TA16 5NF

Locality: Merriott
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA16 5NF

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Listing Text


9/146 Entrance gateway, walls and
railings to The Firs and The Ledge


Entrance gateway, and walls and railiags, formerly to Moorlands (qv). C19; part of the grounds of the house designed by
Sir George Gilbert Scott. Ham stone ashlar, wrought-iron railings. Boundary wall to The Firs (qv) in ashlar, about one
metre high, with castellated top, with curved return back to the formal gateway between the two properties. The gateway
has square-plan ashlar piers, with moulded and shallow-hipped tops, and pair of wrought-iron gates with staple spikes
to rails, quatrefoil-band middle rails and double-curve bracing to bottom panels. The north-west and north-east
boundaries to The Lodge (qv) in railings to match, with pair of gates near house, and curved corner; the braced
standards having iron finials. The whole an important part of the setting to all three houses.

Listing NGR: ST4414212064

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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