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Front Boundary Wall and Gateway Arch, About 25 Metres South of Whetstone's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9486 / 50°56'55"N

Longitude: -2.9262 / 2°55'34"W

OS Eastings: 335034

OS Northings: 116986

OS Grid: ST350169

Mapcode National: GBR M8.NJH3

Mapcode Global: FRA 46RL.PV3

Entry Name: Front Boundary Wall and Gateway Arch, About 25 Metres South of Whetstone's Almshouses

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263970

Location: Ilton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Ilton

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


3/88 Front boundary wall and gateway
arch, about 25 metres south of
Whetstone's Almshouses


Boundary wall and gateway. Probably C17. Ham stone ashlar. Walling about one metre high, with plinth and pitched top
coping; central raised gateway with arch, with coping moulding continued to sides and head; chamfered cambered archway
with C20 timber gate; on the lintol an inscription reads "THIS HOSE WAS FOVNDED BY JOHN WHETSONE GENTLEMAN/FOR THE
RELEEFE OF THE PORE OF ILTON AND DNI 1615". The whole forms an important part of the setting to Whetsone's Almshouses
(q.v.) and an important isolated element in the street scene.

Listing NGR: ST3503416986

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