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Forecourt Wall, Piers and Gates to the Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in Axbridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2872 / 51°17'13"N

Longitude: -2.8164 / 2°48'58"W

OS Eastings: 343164

OS Northings: 154547

OS Grid: ST431545

Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z29P

Mapcode Global: VH7CV.4XG3

Entry Name: Forecourt Wall, Piers and Gates to the Court House

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Last Amended: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268683

Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Axbridge

Built-Up Area: Axbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


12/31 Forecourt wall, piers and gates
to The Court House
(Previously listed with The Court)



Forecourt wall, piers and gates. Late C18, gates C20. High squared and coursed rubble wall with a plain coping;
entrance through a broad segmental headed archway in a dressed stone surround with emphasised imposts; above the
archway a ball final; wall extends approximately 11 metres to west along St Marys Street from gateway terminating in a
tall ashlar pier with a pyramidal cap; and 3 metres to east, the wall then continues in the grounds of St Marys Cottage
(qv). Decorative central wrought iron gates. St Marys Cottage not included in this list.

Listing NGR: ST4316554546

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

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