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62, High Street, West Coker

Description: 62, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 263858

OS Grid Reference: ST5145113577
OS Grid Coordinates: 351451, 113577
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9196, -2.6920

Location: High Street, West Coker, Somerset BA22 9AT

Locality: West Coker
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9AT

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Listing Text

9/300 No.62

One of terrace of six houses. Dated 1887. Ham stone cut and squared, with ashlar dressings; plain clay tiles with
moulded ridges between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 2-storeys, 1 projecting gabled bay and return with C20
porch. 3-light mullioned window separated by string course; upper window has label, gable has ventilation block and
obelisk finial, with putlog holes as decoration; tile hanging to return over porch. In East gable 3 varied windows with
chamfered surrounds, one 4-centre arched: Datestone of 1887 in this gable, under ogee label. Interior not seen. A
remarkably well detailed terrace with deliberate 'spoiled symmetry', in the style of Norman Shew, and prophetic of the
early 'Garden City' houses; an early and little changed example.

Listing NGR: ST5145113577

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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