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Pair of Gate Piers with Gates, Immediately South East of East Lodge, Compton Castle, Compton Pauncefoot

Description: Pair of Gate Piers with Gates, Immediately South East of East Lodge, Compton Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263342

OS Grid Reference: ST6517726108
OS Grid Coordinates: 365177, 126108
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0333, -2.4980

Location: Hockley Lane, Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset BA22 7EG

Locality: Compton Pauncefoot
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 7EG

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Listing Text

Pair of gate piers with gates,
immediately south-east of East
Lodge, Compton Castle
Pair gate piers. Circa 1825. Cary and Doulting stone. Circular piers about 600 mm diameter, plain plinth on square
base; thin moulded top with 2 rounded steps terminating in Gothick style crocketted finials: between then a pair of
wrot-iron gates with barbed spear-points to top rails, which have sweeps up at outside edges, and to mioile rails,
which are scroll-ornamented. The gates important to the setting of East Lodge (qv) and part of an old estate known as
Compton Lodge, reformed as Compton Castle in 1825 by Mr Hussey Hunt.

Listing NGR: ST6517726108

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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