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Stone Screen and Flanking Sections of Walling Enclosing Former Parterre on Frontage of Shapwick Mano, Shapwick

Description: Stone Screen and Flanking Sections of Walling Enclosing Former Parterre on Frontage of Shapwick Mano

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 269256

OS Grid Reference: ST4176238447
OS Grid Coordinates: 341762, 138447
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1423, -2.8339

Location: Station Road, Shapwick, Somerset TA7 9NJ

Locality: Shapwick
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA7 9NJ

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Listing Text


2/28 Stone screen and flanking
sections of walling enclosing
former parterre on frontage of
Shapwick Manor



Stone screen and flanking walls. C17; reputedly 1658 for Henry Bull. Coursed and squared lias rubble and dressed stone.
Symmetrical about a central semi-circular headed archway, moulded surround, emphasised imposts and key, moulded
cornice, central triangular pediment with moulded capping continuing each side; apex of pediment with a large ball
finial; formerly to each side a rampant stone lion (removed at time of re-survey, December 1984). Dwarf rubble wall to
each side capped by balustrading in 3 bays with square piers to each end and between each bay, each pier capped by a
tall obelisk finial; vase balusters. Section of rubble wall to each side flanking a broad-gateway. Stone mounting block
with 5 steps to right. Central archway with a C19 gate.

Listing NGR: ST4176238447

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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