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Entrance Gateway, Walls and Railings to the Firs and the Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9053 / 50°54'19"N

Longitude: -2.7958 / 2°47'44"W

OS Eastings: 344142

OS Northings: 112064

OS Grid: ST441120

Mapcode National: GBR MG.R7HS

Mapcode Global: FRA 561Q.0NH

Entry Name: Entrance Gateway, Walls and Railings to the Firs and the Lodge

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262396

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Built-Up Area: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Merriott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


9/146 Entrance gateway, walls and
railings to The Firs and The Ledge


Entrance gateway, and walls and railiags, formerly to Moorlands (qv). C19; part of the grounds of the house designed by
Sir George Gilbert Scott. Ham stone ashlar, wrought-iron railings. Boundary wall to The Firs (qv) in ashlar, about one
metre high, with castellated top, with curved return back to the formal gateway between the two properties. The gateway
has square-plan ashlar piers, with moulded and shallow-hipped tops, and pair of wrought-iron gates with staple spikes
to rails, quatrefoil-band middle rails and double-curve bracing to bottom panels. The north-west and north-east
boundaries to The Lodge (qv) in railings to match, with pair of gates near house, and curved corner; the braced
standards having iron finials. The whole an important part of the setting to all three houses.

Listing NGR: ST4414212064

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