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London House, Somerton

Description: London House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 262945

OS Grid Reference: ST4912828656
OS Grid Coordinates: 349128, 128656
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0550, -2.7272

Location: New Street, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7NU

Locality: Somerton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7NU

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Listing Text


9/140 London House



House and shop. Early C19. Local lias stone cut and squared; Welsh slate roof between abutments, double hipped at
corner; stone chimney stacks with brick tops. 'L'-plan with curved corner; 2 storeys; 3 bays to New Street, 1 bay on
curve, 1 bay to Broad Street. Sash windows in plain openings with dovetailed stone lintels over, of 16-panes to bays 1,
2, 3 and 5 first floor, with 20-pane window on curved bay 4; below, large plain shop windows bays 1 and 5; 9-flush
panel door under rectangular margined fanlight left of bay 1; and to bays 2 with 3, and also to bay 4, are two matching
Regency style shopfronts, the former with recessed glazed door to right, and the latter with central recessed door
which is set under an open segmental pediment crowning the fascia; ornamental arrowhead finials to flanking timber
pilasters to each front. On a prominent corner, and most important in the streetscape.

Listing NGR: ST4913528658

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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