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Freeman House, Somerton

Description: Freeman House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262984

OS Grid Reference: ST4911128534
OS Grid Coordinates: 349111, 128534
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0539, -2.7274

Location: Market Place, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7NJ

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

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Listing Text


9/162 Freeman House



House in row, at one time incorporating shop. Probably C17 origins, but modified C18. Local lias stone cut and squared
with painted stone dressings; clay pantiled roof between abutments; central stone chimney stack. Two storyes, 4 bays.
Wave aould surrounds with square labels to former mullioned windows, upper bays 1,2 and 4 and lower bay 4, all adapted
to take small 12-pane sashes; to lower bays 1 and 2 two angled bay windows of 8+16+8 panes, linked by fascia with
rounded ends under lead flat roof; to lower bay 3 a 3 panel door under moulded flat timber hood on shaped brackets.
Interior not seen, but reported are beams with stepped runout stops, a stud and panel screen, and lateral rear
fireplace. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4913028541

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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