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Forecourt Walls and Garden Room to Stowey Court, Nether Stowey

Description: Forecourt Walls and Garden Room to Stowey Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 268911

OS Grid Reference: ST1961039643
OS Grid Coordinates: 319610, 139643
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1504, -3.1507

Location: Stowey Court, Nether Stowey, Somerset TA5 1LL

Locality: Nether Stowey
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1LL

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Listing Text


11/62 Forecourt walls and garden room
to Stowey Court
(formerly listed as forecourt and
garden walls and outbuilding at
NE angle of forecourt under


Forecourt walls and garden room to Stowey Court. Some C16 features, probably much rebuilt C17 and later. Random blue
lias rubble; enclosing grassed forecourt. Walls to North and South sides approximately 50 metres long, that to East 40
metres long; North wall with a chamfered 4-centred arch door opening in a dressed stone surround; 2 semi-circular head
door openings, rough hewn voussoirs. Wall to East with a single pointed arch door opening in a moulded surround, plank
door, moulded coping to this section; wall to South with 2 broad carriageways in moulded 4-centred stone surrounds with
stopped labels, that at the Western end blocked and pierced by a C17 door opening with a semi-circular head and
emphasised keystone and imposts; this section of wall again with moulded coping. At the North East corner of the
forecourt, a 2 storey garden room, probably C18, rebuilt 1974; rubble frontage with brick quoins and a parapet with
coping, corrugated plastic pent roof; 2 tall segmental-headed window openings to ground floor in brick surrounds, C20
casements; 2 brick-lined semi-circular head coved niches to first floor and central blocked circular opening. Central
semi-circular head door opening to ground floor, brick surround, paired C20 glazed doors. North wall with an inner wall
of lower height to its rear appears to be the ground floor of a former building, raised terraced walk between the two
walls supported on brick vaulting; flight of stone steps to West end. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, September 1981).

Listing NGR: ST1961039643

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Source: English Heritage

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