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Piers, Gates and Walls to Holyrood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard Town, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8699 / 50°52'11"N

Longitude: -2.9644 / 2°57'51"W

OS Eastings: 332233

OS Northings: 108270

OS Grid: ST322082

Mapcode National: GBR M7.TDSS

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.T3B

Entry Name: Piers, Gates and Walls to Holyrood House

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374180

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


CHARD

ST3308 HOLYROOD STREET
756-1/4/2 (West side)
29/07/76 Piers, gates and walls to Holyrood
House

GV II

Piers, gates and walls. c1840. 2 substantial Ham Hill stone
piers with hollow-moulded recessed rectangular panels
containing pointed arches and sunk spandrels. Moulded cornices
and shallow pyramidal caps. Each pier is strongly chamfered.
Iron gates spanning two-thirds and one-third of opening.
Long/short rails projecting below bottom horizontal; pierced
frieze of floral squares just below centre; short rails have
ornamented spearheads, long ones have large trefoil-type heads
linked by semi-circular loops; ornaments are cast-iron. High
wall of chert extends to church boundary on left (east) and
extends to west where it returns south to meet outbuilding
(qv).


Listing NGR: ST3223408214

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