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Remains of Gates and Gate Piers Abutting East Corner of Poundisford Lodge and Walls Enclosing Garden, Pitminster

Description: Remains of Gates and Gate Piers Abutting East Corner of Poundisford Lodge and Walls Enclosing Garden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271084

OS Grid Reference: ST2229920837
OS Grid Coordinates: 322299, 120837
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9817, -3.1082

Location: Pitminster, Somerset TA3 7AE

Locality: Pitminster
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 7AE

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Listing Text

Remains of gates and gate piers
abutting east corner of
Poundisford Lodge and walls
enclosing garden, continued
south-east to Garden House
Gatepiers and walls, C18; remains of gates c1900. Walls red brick, Flemish bond, brick
coping, pilaster buttresses.Gatepiers, red brick, square in plan, moulded plinths and
cornices, stone ball finials. Gates, painted wood, double with 2 raised and fielded dado
panels and dowelled slats forming a grill, tie beam above linking gatepiers, but gates
now in pieces and very poor condition at time of survey (April 1985). Illustrated in
Country Life, (see below).Plan:gatepiers abutting east with ruins of former green houses,
returned north around garden (not sighted internally), the northern wall of which flanks
the drive to Poundisford Lodge with the Stables (qv) opposite. later wall (not included
in this list) stands below the east wall parallel with the public road. Garden wall
continued south to Garden House (qv), This eastern length of wall in fact follows a line
north-north-west by south-south-east along the contours of the Park Pale which enclosed
the medieval deer park of the episcopal castle of Taunton, (Country Life, June 24, 1916).

Listing NGR: ST2229920837

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Source: English Heritage

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