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Gothic Seat About 100 Metres South of Tyntesfield House

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

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Latitude: 51.4396 / 51°26'22"N

Longitude: -2.7116 / 2°42'41"W

OS Eastings: 350636

OS Northings: 171422

OS Grid: ST506714

Mapcode National: GBR JK.NJMJ

Mapcode Global: VH88R.Y2CQ

Entry Name: Gothic Seat About 100 Metres South of Tyntesfield House

Listing Date: 29 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489516

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 100 metres south of
Tyntesfield House

Garden seat. Circa 1865; possibly by John Norton. Stone. 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 with blind tracery and surmounted by vases [three vases have fallen]. The seat is made of timber planks.
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.

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

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