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Gateway and Flanking Walls with Gatepiers at Cothelstone Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Cothelstone, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0787 / 51°4'43"N

Longitude: -3.1688 / 3°10'7"W

OS Eastings: 318221

OS Northings: 131688

OS Grid: ST182316

Mapcode National: GBR LY.D91V

Mapcode Global: FRA 4678.K9L

Entry Name: Gateway and Flanking Walls with Gatepiers at Cothelstone Manor

Listing Date: 25 February 1955

Last Amended: 4 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270295

Location: Cothelstone, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Cothelstone

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST13SE COTHELSTONE CP

3/84 Gateway and flanking walls with
gatepiers at Cothelstone Manor
(formerly listed as Gateway to
South of Farmery at Manor

25.2.55

GV II*

Gateway. C16, moved to present position mid C19. Red sandstone ashlar
facade, random rubble with buttresses at rear. Large, moulded arched
central opening with hood mould flanked by smaller arched openings,
recumbent lions, imported from Tetton House, late C19, on flat coping
above with pentice coping over central opening. Coats of arms with
moulded surround, probably mid C19, on either side of central opening.
Curved red sandstone random rubble wall with flat coping about one and
a half metres high to right, terminating in square pier with moulded
cap; similar to left but about 3 metres high.
This gateway originally stood across the road; two men were hung from
it after Monmouth Rebellion.
(G Stawell, History of A Quantock Family, 1910; photograph NMR).


Listing NGR: ST1822131688

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