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Solicitors Offices Immediately East of Selwood House and Front Railings, Somerton

Description: Solicitors Offices Immediately East of Selwood House and Front Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262987

OS Grid Reference: ST4908428499
OS Grid Coordinates: 349084, 128499
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0536, -2.7278

Location: Market Place, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7LX

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

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Listing Text


9/181 Solicitors offices immediately
east of Selwood House and front
(formerly listed as Premises
immediately east of Selwood House)


Offices and shop. Later C18. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone ashlar, some painted; Welsh slate roof between
stepped coped gables, stone end chimney stacks. Three storeys; 3 bays, with a one bay 2-storey extension to west.
Slight plinth, band courses between floors, heavy moulded cornice with secret gutter: 16-pane sash windows in
architraved surrounds each with single small keystone; central 6-panel door in semi-circular arched recess framed with
architrave complete with impost and keystone, set under radial glazed fanlight; projecting open stone porch with lonic
columns and pilasters, ashlar panel infills to sides; to lower bay 3 small shopfront with 30 pane display window and
part glazed door to right in deep recess, fluted side pilasters, plain fascia with thin hood; extension has 3 centre
voussoired arch below, with sliding doors behind; above a 16-pane sash window in architrave, of different proportions
to remainder. Interior not seen. Enclosing forecourt of 4 metres deep and 2 bays wide a low stone wall to east, and to
south, on low stone base, square wrot iron railings with twist spear heads, matching gates with urn finials to
gateposts, return on west; contributing to setting of building.

Listing NGR: ST4908228484

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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