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Corner House, with Boundary Railings to South and East, Somerton

Description: Corner House, with Boundary Railings to South and East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 263013

OS Grid Reference: ST4910928675
OS Grid Coordinates: 349109, 128675
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0552, -2.7275

Location: 5 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


9/205 Corner House, with boundary
railings to south and east



House on corner. Early C19. Local stone rendered, with dressings colourwashed; Welsh slate roof with plain gables,
rounded hip to south east corner; brick chimney stacks. Three storeys, with one bay to Cow Square, one bay on curved
corner, and 2 bays to north Street. Rendered pilaster strips; 16-pane sash windows to ground and first floor, 12-pane
to second, those to bay 2 set on curve, all in toothed rendering dressed openings; between bays 3 and 4 a 2 panel door
set into semi-circular arched recess under radial glazed fanlight, the surround having simple impost blocks; right of
bay 4 another 2 panel door with rectangular fanlight over. Interior not seen. 1.5 metres from house on both street
elevations boundary railings with alternate hoops and cast acanthus tops; double gates on corner and single gate
opposite main door all to match, adding to setting of house, which is on a very important corner site.

Listing NGR: ST4911128676

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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