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Somerset Historic Environment Record


Site Name: Pool with fountain in north garden, about 60 metres north-north-west of Montacute House, The Borough (North side, off), Montacute
Civil Parish: Montacute
Grid Ref: ST 4999 1723 (ST 41 NE)
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Image: Image of HER 56226 - Photo by Somerset County Council (25 September 1985)
  HER 56226 - Photo by Somerset County Council (25 September 1985)

Public access:

As far as we are aware all or part of this site is a National Trust property open to the public at certain times. [Information last updated on 09 December 2002]


Pool with fountain. 1894 by R.S. Balfour, on site of or close by to C16 pond. Ham stone ashlar. Greek cross plan with convex quarter-circles in angles: pool framed by low plinth, on which are turned balusters with moulded coping in all about 800mm high, with piers having obelisk finials to the 8 principal corners: fountain a simple spout only. (R.I.B.A. Drawings Collection Girouard, M and others, Montacute House, National Trust, 1985). {1}

English Heritage Listed Building Number: 434948. First Listed on 27/10/1987. English Heritage Unified Designation System Asset Number: 1262473 {2}


1 Statutory List - Eighty-sixth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest (27/10/1987) Location: HER collections.
2 Data transfer - Listed Buildings database, English Heritage. Record ID: 434948 (2005)

Record created in December 1985

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