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Walls Enclosing Sunken Garden Immediately South of Hinton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinton St George, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9075 / 50°54'26"N

Longitude: -2.8287 / 2°49'43"W

OS Eastings: 341828

OS Northings: 112328

OS Grid: ST418123

Mapcode National: GBR MD.R554

Mapcode Global: FRA 46YP.ZS9

Entry Name: Walls Enclosing Sunken Garden Immediately South of Hinton House

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262322

Location: Hinton St. George, South Somerset, Somerset, TA17

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Hinton St. George

Built-Up Area: Hinton St George

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hinton St George with Dinnington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


7/69 Walls enclosing sunken garden
immediately south of Hinton House


Enclosure to sunken garden 1913. Ham stone ashlar. Retaining wall about 2 metres high, visible on sunken side only,
then low open balustrading with piers which rise to about 5 metres height overall, having small semi-circular arched
panels each face towards head, with raked keystones carried into cornice caps, art-nouveau fashion, which have steps
and pineapple finials: east and west sides straight, with matching flights of steps, one each end on west side and
central flight to east: serpentine south wall, with open niches between pairs of piers. Created by William John
Lydston, 7th Earl Poulett in 1913, according to inscription on inner face of west wall. The wall and enclosed garden
adds considerably to the c1630 south elevation of Hinton House (qv).

Listing NGR: ST4183012328

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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