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1 and 3, Warminster Road, Beckington

Description: 1 and 3, Warminster Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 267036

OS Grid Reference: ST8009651834
OS Grid Coordinates: 380096, 151834
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2653, -2.2866

Location: Warminster Road, Beckington, Somerset BA3 6SY

Locality: Beckington
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 6SY

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Listing Text


15/91 Nos.1 and 3



Paired attached houses. C16, refronted and remodelled late C18. Doulting rubble, flush dressed quoins, double-Roman
tile half hipped mansard roofs, 2 brick stacks. L shaped facade. Two storeys, 2:3 bays, number 3 to right with
paired casements in plain stone surrounds with central stone dividing mullion, except Venetian window to centre of
first floor, sash windows with glazing bars, emphasised keystone. Central door opening in bead moulded stone surround,
6-panelled door, top 2 panels glazed, decorative transom light; C20 half glazed porch with double-Roman tile roof,
panelled door. Number one in conforming style, sash windows with glazing bars in bead moulded stone surrounds,
Venetian window to left of first floor. Door opening in plain stone surround with keystone, flat stone hood on moulded
stone brackets, altered half glazed and panelled late C18 door. Left return radiused, one bay, paired sash windows in
bead moulded stone surround, stone dividing mullion to first floor, 2 light bead moulded stone mullioned window to
attic. Late C19 shop front to ground floor, broad 6-pane windows flanking double plank doors; narrow faciaboard
overall. Number one contains deeply chamfered and stopped ceiling bead to left ground floor rood, late C18 alcove
cupboard; room to right contains broad open fireplace with wooden lintel. Number 1 once tollhouse for Frome Turnpike
Trust. (O. Bryan Morland, An Introduction to the Infrastructure of the Industrial Revolution in Somerset, 1982.)

Listing NGR: ST8009651834

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Source: English Heritage

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