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Grotto and Screen Wall, About 100 Metres to the South West of Farleigh Castle, Norton St Philip

Description: Grotto and Screen Wall, About 100 Metres to the South West of Farleigh Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 267195

OS Grid Reference: ST7970356850
OS Grid Coordinates: 379703, 156850
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3104, -2.2926

Location: Norton St Philip, Somerset BA2 7RW

Locality: Norton St Philip
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 7RW

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Listing Text


1/248 Grotto and screen wall, about 100
metres to the South West of
Farleigh Castle


Grotto. Circa 1806. Random rubble and ashlar Doulting stone. 2 rectangular areas set at right angles, enclosed by 3
metre high walls with copings and crocketted pinnacles at the angles. To the left an open screen wall of 3-segmental
4-centre cusped arches quatrefoils in spandrels, and moulded jambs and columns. Contains ornamental rock garden. Built
into south east quoin 2 carved stones, probably medieval. To the south, a 3 metre high random rubble Doulting stone
screen wall along west side of formal garden running South and returning West to Park Lodge (qv). Total length about
170 metres.

Listing NGR: ST7970356850

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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