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7, High Street, Yeovil

Description: 7, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 261378

OS Grid Reference: ST5563215973
OS Grid Coordinates: 355632, 115973
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9415, -2.6328

Location: High Street, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1RE

Locality: Yeovil
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA20 1RE

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Listing Text


8/41 No 7



Shop, with offices over, 1838. Ashlar ham stone, with flat roof behind the
parapet. 3-storeys, of 3-bays, with a modern shopfront at ground floor level
spanning between 2-fluted Doric attached columns, a stone cornice moulding over
the fascia; to first floor a central 2-sided oriel window with plain sashes,
seated on a projection of the cornice and crowned with a anthemion acroteria,
and flanked by 2-plain sash windows in architraves, with cast iron balcony frets
between low stone piers capped with anthemion ornament; A stone band at oriel
cornice level divides off the 3-second floor windows, 4-pane sashes set in
architraves, the centre being lugged and heeled. Flat pilasters to either side
terminate in a classical dentilled cornice surmounted by a parapet with some
open work and a central pediment containing an incised design featuring the
letters D and B. The interior not inspected. This property not only dominates
one end of King George Street (cut through in c1926) but forms part of the group
for older premises leading round The Borough. The premises built in 1838 to
accommodate a Savings Bank, founded in 1818.

Listing NGR: ST5563215977

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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