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Scott Gould House (Almshouses), Somerton

Description: Scott Gould House (Almshouses)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 263009

OS Grid Reference: ST4913228682
OS Grid Coordinates: 349132, 128682
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0552, -2.7271

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

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Listing Text


9/201 Scott Gould House



Almshouses. 1866, restored 1981. Local lias stone cut and squared, with Ham stone dressings; asbestos cement slate roof
between coped gables with hipped corner; stone ashlar chimney stacks. 'L' plan; 2 storeys, 5 bay elevation to north
Street and 3 bay return to New Street. Plinth, band course, gables above all first floor windows; hollow chamfered
mullioned windows with square labels having horizontal bar casements,2-light above and 3 light below, with extra lower
window between bays 4 and 5, North Street, and between each bay on north Street elevation; to bay 3 in North Street
chamfered doorway with flat arched head and square label, and large boarded door, no window or gable over, but there
are two plaques giving original and restoration dates. Interiors not seen. In an important corner position with
considerable streetscape value. The almshouses built by Mrs Sophie Scott Gould of North Curry as 6 dwellings for widows
and single women. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4913228682

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Source: English Heritage

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