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Gothic Seat About 180 Metres West of Tyntesfield House

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

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Latitude: 51.4407 / 51°26'26"N

Longitude: -2.7144 / 2°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 350440

OS Northings: 171547

OS Grid: ST504715

Mapcode National: GBR JK.NHXZ

Mapcode Global: VH88R.W1VV

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

Listing Date: 29 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489515

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


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

Garden seat. Circa 1865; possibly by John Norton. Stone. Base of seat has frieze of quatrefoils at front. Back of seat comprises a frieze of pierced panels with cusped ogee tracery, the centre raised and with intersecting panel tracery. Large piers at corners of arms with blind tracery and surmounted by vases. Part of the back of the seat has fallen.
A good example of a Victorian garden ornament in a grade II* garden and one of a series of Gothic seats in the garden at Tyntesfield Park.

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

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