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Gateway and Flanking Walls with Gatepiers at Cothelstone Manor, Cothelstone

Description: Gateway and Flanking Walls with Gatepiers at Cothelstone Manor

Grade: II
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

Location: Cothelstone Road, Cothelstone, Somerset TA4 3DS

Locality: Cothelstone
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3DS

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Listing Text


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

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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