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Pair of Finial Obelisks, About 27 Metres West of Chapel Cleeve Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Cleeve, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1779 / 51°10'40"N

Longitude: -3.3816 / 3°22'53"W

OS Eastings: 303521

OS Northings: 142980

OS Grid: ST035429

Mapcode National: GBR LN.633N

Mapcode Global: VH6GN.BNND

Entry Name: Pair of Finial Obelisks, About 27 Metres West of Chapel Cleeve Hotel

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264824

Location: Old Cleeve, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Old Cleeve

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


1/67 Pair of finial obelisks, about 27
metres West of Chapel Cleeve Hotel



Pair of obelisk finials acting as garden ornaments. Perhaps C16, reset early C19. Doulting stone, about 2 metres high.
Slightly tapering, square in section with concave sides and acanthus leaf decoration on ridges, gabled plinths and
moulded cornice with poppyhead tops. It is possible that these finials came from Farifield House (qv) Stogursey Parish
since finials were taken off the house in the late C18 apart from smaller ones on the porch which bear some
similarities to these at Chapel Cleeve Hotel; and the architect of the early C19 enlargement of the house, Richard
Carver, also did minor alterations at Fairfield in 1815.

Listing NGR: ST0352142980

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