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Gatepiers and Gate at Entrance to Norton Court, Norton Fitzwarren

Description: Gatepiers and Gate at Entrance to Norton Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 270663

OS Grid Reference: ST1969425900
OS Grid Coordinates: 319694, 125900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0268, -3.1465

Location: Garden Close, Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset TA2 6QR

Locality: Norton Fitzwarren
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 6QR

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Listing Text


4/155 Gatepiers and gate at entrance to
Norton Court



Gatepiers and gate to Norton Court (qv). Gatepiers C18, lions possibly earlier and reset, gates early-mid C19. Ham
stone and cast iron. Gatespiers: square, rusticated with square cuts joints, moulded cornice and plainth topped with
lions sejant. Gate: double with pierced fleurs-de-lys uprights. Jeboult states that the lions were the escutcheons of
the Prowse family who formely occupied Norton Court. (Jeboult, History of West Somerset, 1892)

Listing NGR: ST1969425900

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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