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Wall Enclosing Raised Garden to North and East of Lydeard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishops Lydeard, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0625 / 51°3'45"N

Longitude: -3.1902 / 3°11'24"W

OS Eastings: 316693

OS Northings: 129916

OS Grid: ST166299

Mapcode National: GBR LX.F9MJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 4669.WGB

Entry Name: Wall Enclosing Raised Garden to North and East of Lydeard House

Listing Date: 4 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270262

Location: Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Bishop's Lydeard

Built-Up Area: Bishops Lydeard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/51 Wall enclosing raised garden to
North and East of Lydeard House


Garden wall enclosing the raised garden rear of Lydeard House (qv) on the North and East fronts. Late C18. Hindu -
Moorish style. Red sandstone random rubble plinth with limestone wall of pierced narrow arched openings about 1 metre
in height. Piers, square with moulded caps, walls swept and ramped up to them with pierced stonework. East wall
interupted by C20 insertion of flight of 5 steps with red sandstone random rubble dwarf walls swept back. North wall
recedes and breaks forward with picturesque asymmetry.

Listing NGR: ST1669329916

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