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Ornamental Bridge with Flanking Half Figures at Ngr St 2505 3395, Goathurst

Description: Ornamental Bridge with Flanking Half Figures at Ngr St 2505 3395

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 269307

OS Grid Reference: ST2503533891
OS Grid Coordinates: 325035, 133891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0994, -3.0720

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


7/45 Ornamental bridge with flanking
half-figures at NGR ST 2505 3395


Ornamental bridge with flanking half-figures. C18. Ashlar. Two semi- circular archways to each side of central
projecting bow. Rear parapet of bridge raised up to form a shallow semi-circular headed niche, vermiculated key and
imposts; to each side of this central feature a lower wall terminating with a statuesque female half-figure, one of
which has fallen and lies nearby at time of re-survey (February 1985). Front parapet renewed in concrete block, mid
C20. (Pevsner N., 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, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2503533891

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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