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North Boundary Wall and Gateway Attached to Ottersey

A Grade II Listed Building in Stocklinch, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9536 / 50°57'13"N

Longitude: -2.8815 / 2°52'53"W

OS Eastings: 338179

OS Northings: 117504

OS Grid: ST381175

Mapcode National: GBR MB.N9S8

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VL.97F

Entry Name: North Boundary Wall and Gateway Attached to Ottersey

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264018

Location: Stocklinch, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Stocklinch

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Stocklinch

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


6/115 North boundary wall and gateway
attached to Ottersey


Boundary wall and gateway. C18. Mostly cut and squared local stone, with some ashlar. Against the north-west corner of
Ottersey (qv) an ashlar pier about 4m high, with cornice cap and pyramid finial, then an ogee-curve drop to the main
wall about 1.5m high, which has a thick ashlar coping: further westwards the gateway, marked by 4 matching piers about
2m high, the outer piers flanking a length of ashlar walling with concave returns to inner gatepiers almost as tall as
piers; the gate piers have 2 fielded panels on the outer faces: betwee these a pair of wrot-iron gates, probably late
C19: after the gateway the wall continues westwards, giving a total length of about 27m to a final matching pier, this
wall having curved upsweeps at each end. The whole adds greatly to the settling of of Ottersey (qv).

Listing NGR: ST3817917504

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