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Grotto and Screen Wall, About 100 Metres to the South West of Farleigh Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton St. Philip, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3104 / 51°18'37"N

Longitude: -2.2926 / 2°17'33"W

OS Eastings: 379703

OS Northings: 156850

OS Grid: ST797568

Mapcode National: GBR 0RC.WPZ

Mapcode Global: VH971.6BW9

Entry Name: Grotto and Screen Wall, About 100 Metres to the South West of Farleigh Castle

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267195

Location: Norton St. Philip, Mendip, Somerset, BA2

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Norton St Philip

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST75NE NORTON ST. PHILIP CP
FARLEIGH HUNGERFORD

1/248 Grotto and screen wall, about 100
metres to the South West of
Farleigh Castle
-

GV II

Grotto. Circa 1806. Random rubble and ashlar Doulting stone. 2 rectangular areas set at right angles, enclosed by 3
metre high walls with copings and crocketted pinnacles at the angles. To the left an open screen wall of 3-segmental
4-centre cusped arches quatrefoils in spandrels, and moulded jambs and columns. Contains ornamental rock garden. Built
into south east quoin 2 carved stones, probably medieval. To the south, a 3 metre high random rubble Doulting stone
screen wall along west side of formal garden running South and returning West to Park Lodge (qv). Total length about
170 metres.


Listing NGR: ST7970356850

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