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IoE Number: 262322
Location: WALLS ENCLOSING SUNKEN GARDEN IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF HINTON HOUSE, HINTON PARK
  HINTON ST GEORGE, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: N/A
Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 18 December 1987
Date of last amendment: 18 December 1987
Grade II

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ST4112HINTON ST GEORGE CPHINTON PARK7/69Walls enclosing sunken gardenimmediately south of Hinton House

ST4112 HINTON ST GEORGE CP HINTON PARK 7/69 Walls enclosing sunken garden immediately south of Hinton House GV II Enclosure to sunken garden 1913. Ham stone ashlar. Retaining wall about 2 metres high, visible on sunken side only, then low open balustrading with piers which rise to about 5 metres height overall, having small semi-circular arched panels each face towards head, with raked keystones carried into cornice caps, art-nouveau fashion, which have steps and pineapple finials: east and west sides straight, with matching flights of steps, one each end on west side and central flight to east: serpentine south wall, with open niches between pairs of piers. Created by William John Lydston, 7th Earl Poulett in 1913, according to inscription on inner face of west wall. The wall and enclosed garden adds considerably to the c1630 south elevation of Hinton House (qv).

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