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No 5, with Front Boundary Railings, Somerton

Description: No 5, with Front Boundary Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 263012

OS Grid Reference: ST4914028732
OS Grid Coordinates: 349140, 128732
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0557, -2.7270

Location: North Street, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7NZ

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

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Listing Text


9/204 No 5, with front boundary railings



Cottage in row. C18 with C19 modifications, possibly incorporating earlier work. Local lias stone roughly squared; clay
pantiled roof continuous over row; stone and brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Two light small pane casement
windows of earlier pattern under timber lintols; to lower bay 2 a 6-panel door with glazed toplights, in heavy frame,
set in C20 timber lattice porch with hipped painted metal roof. Interior not seen. One metre west of house wrot iron
railings with simple points to square rods, turned iron finials to standards, set on dwarf stone wall, matching gate;
contributing to setting of house. Part of William Taylor's 'fair dwelling house' which had been divided by 1714: this
plot known as the 'Star' presumably a small inn. The houses on either side, which may also incorporate earlier work,
but appear too altered to be of special interest). (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4914028732

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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