Description: Gateway and Flanking Walls with Gatepiers at Cothelstone Manor
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270295
OS Grid Reference: ST1822131688
OS Grid Coordinates: 318221, 131688
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0787, -3.1688
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ST13SE COTHELSTONE CP
3/84 Gateway and flanking walls with
gatepiers at Cothelstone Manor
(formerly listed as Gateway to
South of Farmery at Manor
Gateway. C16, moved to present position mid C19. Red sandstone ashlar
facade, random rubble with buttresses at rear. Large, moulded arched
central opening with hood mould flanked by smaller arched openings,
recumbent lions, imported from Tetton House, late C19, on flat coping
above with pentice coping over central opening. Coats of arms with
moulded surround, probably mid C19, on either side of central opening.
Curved red sandstone random rubble wall with flat coping about one and
a half metres high to right, terminating in square pier with moulded
cap; similar to left but about 3 metres high.
This gateway originally stood across the road; two men were hung from
it after Monmouth Rebellion.
(G Stawell, History of A Quantock Family, 1910; photograph NMR).
Listing NGR: ST1822131688
Source: English Heritage
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