History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Large Gothic Seat About 180 Metres West Northwest of Tyntesfield House

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

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 51.4412 / 51°26'28"N

Longitude: -2.7144 / 2°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 350445

OS Northings: 171597

OS Grid: ST504715

Mapcode National: GBR JK.NHXT

Mapcode Global: VH88R.W1WH

Entry Name: Large Gothic Seat About 180 Metres West Northwest of Tyntesfield House

Listing Date: 29 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489514

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in
Flax Bourton

Listing Text


29-APR-02 Large Gothic Seat about 180 metres west
northwest of Tyntesfield House

Garden seat. Circa 1865; possibly by John Norton. Stone. Semi-circular on plan with four tall piers with cusped pointed arch panels and surmounted by vases; between the piers the back of the seat comprises a frieze of pierced quatrefoils with moulded coping. The raised base is paved.
A good example of a Victorian garden ornament in a grade II* garden and the largest of a set of Gothic seats in the garden at Tyntesfield.

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.