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The Two Wing Walls Enclosing Formal Garden, with Gateway, Stone Steps and Stone Piers, Immediately South of Ven House

A Grade II Listed Building in Milborne Port, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9639 / 50°57'50"N

Longitude: -2.4567 / 2°27'24"W

OS Eastings: 368023

OS Northings: 118375

OS Grid: ST680183

Mapcode National: GBR MX.MHF3

Mapcode Global: FRA 56RK.DQS

Entry Name: The Two Wing Walls Enclosing Formal Garden, with Gateway, Stone Steps and Stone Piers, Immediately South of Ven House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261892

Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Milborne Port

Built-Up Area: Milborne Port

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/155 The two wing walls enclosing
formal garden, with gateway,
stone steps and stone piers,
immediately South of Ven House



Enclosing walls and garden features. C18. Red brick, English garden wall bond, ashlar piers and cappings. Walls extend
Southwards from terrace (qv) of Ven House (qv) for nearly 40 metres on either side of garden, with intermediate ashlar
piers; gateway to East wall with ball finials to piers; gates of C20; at Southern ends of walls, but detached, 2
flights stone stairs with brick balustrading, ashlar copings, and sculptured figures crowing piers at each end of
balustrading; nearby, also detached, about 600mm square and 4 metres tall, in Ham stone ashlar, with 3-fielded panels
to all but North faces over moulded plinth, with cornice capping, and urn and lid finials. Part of the complex setting
to an important Country House.

Listing NGR: ST6802318375

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