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The Old Sheriffs Office, Axbridge

Description: The Old Sheriffs Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 268733

OS Grid Reference: ST4285554595
OS Grid Coordinates: 342855, 154595
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2876, -2.8208

Location: West Street, Axbridge, Somerset BS26 2AA

Locality: Axbridge
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS26 2AA

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Listing Text


11/77 No. 13
(The Old Sheriffs Office)



House. C17, C19 alterations. Rendered, 2 prominent forward facing gables with cusped C19 bargeboards, pantile roof, 2
brick ridge stacks. Two storeys and attics, 3 bays, 3-light C19 casements to first floor in chamfered "block"
surrounds, 2-light casements to the gables in similar surrounds. Flat roofed canted bay of 24-lights to left of ground
floor in a "block" surround, broad C20 6-light casement to right of ground floor in a slight recess, with an
overhanging and chamfered lintel. Central door opening in a chamfered "block" surround, ovolo moulded wooden
doorframe, C20 plank door, flat C20 wooden hood. Building may have timber framing.

Listing NGR: ST4285254590

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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