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Walls and Gates Enclosing Garden Immediately West of Dillington House, Whitelackington

Description: Walls and Gates Enclosing Garden Immediately West of Dillington House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 264046

OS Grid Reference: ST3671715557
OS Grid Coordinates: 336717, 115557
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9360, -2.9020

Location: Whitelackington, Somerset TA19 9DZ

Locality: Whitelackington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9DZ

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Listing Text


7/123 Walls and gates enclosing garden
immediately west of Dillington
- House


Enclosure feature walling and gates. C19. Probably by Sir James Pennethorne. Ham stone ashlar, wrot-iron gates. Walls
enclose an area of some 36 metres x 36 metres, in 11 bays each side, with gateways to each centre bay. Walls have
plinths and angle copings, with eight 4-centre-arched openings to each bay and plain piers between, in all about one
metre high; the gate piers higher, square plan with moulded flat caps; gates in wrot-iron with quatrefoil perforated
sheet ornament to bottom and middle rails, and with arched bracing to top rail which has a shaped sheet fret over: the
whole adds considerably to the setting of the west entrance front of Dillington House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST3676515552

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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