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Tuckers and Carysports, and House over, Castle Cary

Description: Tuckers and Carysports, and House over

Grade: II
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

Location: 37 High Street, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7AN

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7AN

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Listing Text

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

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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