Description: Tuckers and Carysports, and House over
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 262007
OS Grid Reference: ST6414532434
OS Grid Coordinates: 364145, 132434
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0901, -2.5133
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CASTLE CARY CP HIGH STREET (North side)
6/74 Tuckers and Carysports, and house
Large house with 2 shops. C18, Cary stone cut and squared with painted ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Three storeys,
6 bays. Lias stone plinth, plain side pilasters; upper floors have 4-pane sash windows
set in architraves; ground floor has early C20 projecting flat-roofed shopfront with
recessed central doors, spanning bays 1 and 2; and late C19 ashlar stone shop front over
bays 4, 5 and 6, having rusticated stone stall risers, with segmental-arched basement
vents having cast iron grilles, cill-mould, 2-light semi-circular arched shop windows
flanked by pilasters with base and impost moulds and cornice; matching shop doorway in
centre, up 3 steps; to lower bay 3 a C20 6-panel door, up 4 steps, in very tall surround
of Tuscan attached columns on plinths carving full entablature with triglyphs and metopes,
and dentilled pediment. Interiors not seen.
Listing NGR: ST6414532434
Source: English Heritage
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