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Aviary Immediately North West of Tyntesfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4409 / 51°26'27"N

Longitude: -2.7122 / 2°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 350595

OS Northings: 171560

OS Grid: ST505715

Mapcode National: GBR JK.NJGP

Mapcode Global: VH88R.Y11R

Entry Name: Aviary Immediately North West of Tyntesfield House

Listing Date: 29 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489512

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text




Aviary. Circa late C19. Timber-framed with polychrome red and black diamond tile-hung panels and brick plinth. Clay tile gabled roof with bands of scalloped tiles and crested ridge tiles.
PLAN: Approximately square on plan with cage at front and roosting and nesting boxes at rear.
EXTERIOR: Single storey. 2-bay gabled front with open timber-framing on small brick piers. The sides are gabled to rear with tile-hung and glazed panels. On the east side the square-framing of the front cage is missing.
INTERIOR: At the back there are roosting and nesting boxes.
A rare surviving example of a Victorian country house aviary.

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

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