Description: Grandpont House
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245281
OS Grid Reference: SP5150305450
OS Grid Coordinates: 451503, 205450
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7454, -1.2554
There is also a scheduled monument, Section of the Grandpont Causeway, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
SP 50 NW 24/605 12.1.54.
Built circa 1785 for Elias Taunton. 3 storeyed stuccoed brick with a moulded
cornice and parapet and bands at the lst and 2nd floors. The side stacks
are stuccoed. L-shaped plan with a North West wing projecting on the back.
The East elevation, facing the river, has 2 3-storeyed 3-sided bays with
tall sash windows. In between the bays is a doorway with a late C18 semi-circular
fanlight; above this in the 1st floor is a tall Venetian window and above
that a 3-light sash window.
The North-West wing has a 3-storeyed stuccoed front with a Welsh slate hipped
roof and sash windows. The North sides of the main block and of the North-West
wing are in red brick and the windows in the wing are blind.
The house is constructed on a 2-arched stone bridge and there was once a
Listing NGR: SP5150305450
Source: English Heritage
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