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Gateways Attached to North East and South East Corners of Leigh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Winsham, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8517 / 50°51'6"N

Longitude: -2.9159 / 2°54'57"W

OS Eastings: 335618

OS Northings: 106199

OS Grid: ST356061

Mapcode National: GBR M9.VM2M

Mapcode Global: FRA 46SV.7V2

Entry Name: Gateways Attached to North East and South East Corners of Leigh House

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262245

Location: Winsham, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Winsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Winsham

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ST 30 NE
(west side, off)

4/115 Gateways attached to
north east and south
east corners of Leigh


Pair of gatepiers, with gates and link walling. The north east gateway probably
C18, the south east a copy dated 1921. Ham stone ashlar pillars, with Portland
stone dressings to north east piers; wrought-iron gates to south east piers only.
North east piers square on plan, with moulded plinth, rusticated joints and cornice
caps; having steps, necks and ball finials; to inner faces are a pair of attached
Ionic columns in Portland stone; south east gateway similar, but omitting a small
band of dentilling in the cap moulding; wrought-iron gates in centre, highly
decorated and featuring the initials 'DFG' and '1921' in panels; matching flanking
railings on side walls: both gateways linked to Leigh House (qv) with short lengths
of rubble walling with thin ashlar copings, about 2.5 metres high with upsweeps
against house; the whole adding to the setting of the house.

Listing NGR: ST3561806199

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