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Churchyard Boundary Wall of Church of St Andrew Incorporating a Mechanical Gte and a Store, Mells

Description: Churchyard Boundary Wall of Church of St Andrew Incorporating a Mechanical Gte and a Store

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266727

OS Grid Reference: ST7281349335
OS Grid Coordinates: 372813, 149335
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2425, -2.3908

Locality: Mells
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 3PW

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Listing Text


Churchyard boundary wall of
Church of St Andrew incorporating
a mechanical gate and a store


Wall incorporating mechanical gate and store. Wall and store C18. Doulting rubble. Wall with weathered coping forms
boundary being ramped irregularly from one metre on east side to 3 metres on west side; which has 2 doorways, one round
arched, one Tudor arched; northern section contains mechanical gate of circa 1920 by Sir Edwin Lutyens, contiguous
dressed stone supports, each have a recessed post inclined at 70 degrees to accept a second pair of moveable wooden
posts which are hinged at their base forming a "V"; when upright they prevent ingress or egress; left post has locking
mechanism. Detached post to north with horizontally set plank. Store at south-west corner is a low rectangular building
with plain tile roof, Tudor arch door opening to west.

Listing NGR: ST7281249338

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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