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Front Boundary Wall and Gateway Arch, About 25 Metres South of Whetstone's Almshouses, Ilton

Description: Front Boundary Wall and Gateway Arch, About 25 Metres South of Whetstone's Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 263970

OS Grid Reference: ST3503416986
OS Grid Coordinates: 335034, 116986
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9486, -2.9262

Location: Cad Road, Ilton, Somerset TA19 9HB

Locality: Ilton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9HB

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Listing Text


3/88 Front boundary wall and gateway
arch, about 25 metres south of
Whetstone's Almshouses


Boundary wall and gateway. Probably C17. Ham stone ashlar. Walling about one metre high, with plinth and pitched top
coping; central raised gateway with arch, with coping moulding continued to sides and head; chamfered cambered archway
with C20 timber gate; on the lintol an inscription reads "THIS HOSE WAS FOVNDED BY JOHN WHETSONE GENTLEMAN/FOR THE
RELEEFE OF THE PORE OF ILTON AND DNI 1615". The whole forms an important part of the setting to Whetsone's Almshouses
(q.v.) and an important isolated element in the street scene.

Listing NGR: ST3503416986

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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