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The Railings, Gate and Approach Steps to the North and West of the Helyar Almshouses, East Coker

Description: The Railings, Gate and Approach Steps to the North and West of the Helyar Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 263663

OS Grid Reference: ST5392712309
OS Grid Coordinates: 353927, 112309
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9084, -2.6566

Location: East Coker, Somerset BA22 9JG

Locality: East Coker
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9JG

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Listing Text


11/105 The railings, gate and approach
steps to the North and West of
the Helyar Almshouses


Railings with gate, boundary wall and steps. Early C19. Steps of Ham stone. Flanked by cut and squared stone walls
with thin flat Ham stone copings, on North West corner of Almshouses. Railings of wrot-iron, from North West corner of
Almshouses, with gate at head of steps, and return of approximately 35 metres length on West side about 5 metres from
houses; railings about 700 mm high with skirted diamond spear tops, matching gate and posts; the railings set on a Ham
stone ashlar base wall approximately 850 mm high. Of great value in setting of Almshouses (qv) and approach to Church
of Saint Michael (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5392712309

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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