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Stone Wall to Grounds of St Joseph's Convent Stone Walls Around the Grounds of St Joseph's Convent, Taunton

Description: Stone Wall to Grounds of St Joseph's Convent Stone Walls Around the Grounds of St Joseph's Convent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269887

OS Grid Reference: ST2310424164
OS Grid Coordinates: 323104, 124164
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0117, -3.0975

Location: Gwynne Lane, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3TA

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 3TA

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Listing Text

(West side )
Stone walls around
the grounds of
St Joseph's Convent
ST 2323 7/7B
ST 2324 14/7B
Midway along the South Road garden front of St Joseph's Convent a high stone rubble
wall with brick capping starts. The rest of the wall to the north has been rebuilt
in later red brick. The rubble built section runs south stepping down the hill,
and has a large segmental brick headed archway (blocked) at the far corner where
the wall turns at right angles from the road. The wall then continues down to
join the stretch of wall on Mount Walk. Buttresses for the wall are set on the
inside. On Mount Walk the wall continues to the north with a gentle curve before
ending to the west of the Convent. The further sections are rebuilt and are not

St Joseph's Convent, Summerhouse in grounds, and stone walls to the grounds form
a group.

Listing NGR: ST2310424164

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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