ST6176 : Linden House, Stapleton, Bristol

taken 7 years ago, near to Stapleton, Bristol, Great Britain

Linden House, Stapleton, Bristol
Linden House, Stapleton, Bristol
Former farm house, now converted into apartments. The tower at left is a Grade II listed building, part of Stapleton castle, a former folly in the grounds of Stoke Park House.

Tower and screen wall. Mid C18. By Thomas Wright. Random
Pennant rubble and dressings. Round tower. 2 set-backs
articulate the tower; varied fenestration. Lancet doorway with
double door and barred tympanum, and lancet windows with
alternate blue and red voussoirs with tooled faces. Screen
wall to left to the base of a second tower, with 2 crossed
arrow slits low in the wall, now incorporated into a late C19
house (not included). INTERIOR not inspected. Probably an
eye-catcher as part of Thomas Wright's landscape park for
Stoke Park House, and related to his Ragged Castle at
Badminton. Illustrated by Loxton c1900.
(Loxton S: Bristol: 1900-1910: W 1387; Bristol As It Was:
Bristol's Suburbs Long Ago: Bristol: 255).
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6136 7622 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.0163N 2:33.4709W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6136 7622
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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