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Rotunda About 110 Metres North East of Halswell House, Goathurst

Description: Rotunda About 110 Metres North East of Halswell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 269305

OS Grid Reference: ST2549733883
OS Grid Coordinates: 325497, 133883
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0994, -3.0654

Location: Goathurst, Somerset TA5 2DH

Locality: Goathurst
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 2DH

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Listing Text


7/43 Rotunda about 110 north-east of
Halswell House


Temple with ice house under. C18, Dressed stone. Circular on plan. Plinth of 3 stone steps, stone setts. Colonnade of 8
Roman Doric columns; triglyph frieze with bucranium and medallions. Domed stone roof, lead sheeting removed at time of
re-survey (Feb. 1985). (Pevsner., Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; Country Life, Nov. 21, 1908;
Collinson, Somerset I, 1791; VCH, Somerset II, 1911; Garden History V, 3, 1977; Jones B., Follies and Grottoes,

Listing NGR: ST2549733883

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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