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Description: 8, High Street
Date Listed: 17 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 261379
OS Grid Reference: ST5564115974
OS Grid Coordinates: 355641, 115974
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9415, -2.6327
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ST5515NE YEOVIL CP HIGH STREET (North side)
8/42 No 8
Shop, c1830: ashlar stone colourwashed, the roof hidden behind a parapet. A
3-storey not quite symmetrical facade of 3-bays in Regency style. Modern
shopfront to ground floor, with 6-panel doors simply set on either side, the
left-hand being wider and having a margined fanlight, the right-hand door having
a plain fanlight; the facade above has pilasters framing the 3-window bays and a
further blank 'bay' on each side: the centre at first floor level has a recessed
blind panel with Soanian architrave flanked by angled bay/oriel windows with
plain sashes: a simple band course divides off the second floor windows, which
are plain sashes set in panelled architraves, and the whole is crowned by a
classical cornice with low parapet, raised slightly over central bay, finishing
with cast iron railings with an intertwined pattern. There is a rendered chimney
stack to the right. Interior not seen. This property included for its group
value in the High Street and The Borough.
Listing NGR: ST5564015976
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Source: English Heritage
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