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Wall to Cannington College on Roadside and Bounding Churchyard, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Cannington, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1513 / 51°9'4"N

Longitude: -3.0612 / 3°3'40"W

OS Eastings: 325875

OS Northings: 139647

OS Grid: ST258396

Mapcode National: GBR M3.7L9Q

Mapcode Global: VH7DG.WBK8

Entry Name: Wall to Cannington College on Roadside and Bounding Churchyard, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268866

Location: Cannington, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Cannington

Built-Up Area: Cannington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


12/5 Wall to Cannington College on
roadside and bounding churchyard,
Church of St Mary


Wall. probably C17. Bounds the grounds of Cannington College on its North, South, East and West sides in a virtually
unbroken run. Red sandstone rubble, low single stage red sandstone buttresses at intervals with rubble offsets. Wall
extends 130 metres along the side of Fore Street, 70 metres along Brook Street and 50 metres along Church Street all in
continuous run except broad gateway onto Brook Street, plank gates; further section extends 100 metres Westwards of the
South end on Brook Street, and bounds the churchyard of Church of St Mary (qv). Varies in height between 3 and 4
metres. The wall probably represents the bounds of the lay wing of the Priory of Benedictine Nuns on the site of
Cannington Court (qv).

Listing NGR: ST2587539647

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