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Latitude: 51.1423 / 51°8'32"N
Longitude: -2.8339 / 2°50'1"W
OS Eastings: 341762
OS Northings: 138447
OS Grid: ST417384
Mapcode National: GBR MD.89VZ
Mapcode Global: VH7DL.TKQ4
Entry Name: Stone Screen and Flanking Sections of Walling Enclosing Former Parterre on Frontage of Shapwick Manor
Listing Date: 29 March 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1293774
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269256
Location: Shapwick, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7
Civil Parish: Shapwick
Built-Up Area: Shapwick
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Polden Wheel
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST43NW SHAPWICK CP STATION ROAD (West side)
2/28 Stone screen and flanking
sections of walling enclosing
former parterre on frontage of
Stone screen and flanking walls. C17; reputedly 1658 for Henry Bull. Coursed and squared lias rubble and dressed stone.
Symmetrical about a central semi-circular headed archway, moulded surround, emphasised imposts and key, moulded
cornice, central triangular pediment with moulded capping continuing each side; apex of pediment with a large ball
finial; formerly to each side a rampant stone lion (removed at time of re-survey, December 1984). Dwarf rubble wall to
each side capped by balustrading in 3 bays with square piers to each end and between each bay, each pier capped by a
tall obelisk finial; vase balusters. Section of rubble wall to each side flanking a broad-gateway. Stone mounting block
with 5 steps to right. Central archway with a C19 gate.
Listing NGR: ST4176238447
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