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Castle Hotel, Taunton

Description: Castle Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269651

OS Grid Reference: ST2267124589
OS Grid Coordinates: 322671, 124589
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0155, -3.1037

Location: North Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4AD

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 4AD

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Listing Text

5365 (East Side)
Castle Hotel
ST 2224 NE 9/5 4.6.52.


Originally had a frontage to North Street. The Castle Green frontage was at one
time Clarke's Hotel. Main stone front to Castle Green is probably late C18, with
a bored crenellated wing at north end. Upper storey is a C20 addition. Rubble
with ashlar dressings. Stringcourses. 2 and 3-light windows with mullions and
transoms. Leaded casements. The north wing (and Castle Bow) with pointed sash windows
and 'Gothic' glazing bars. The central 7 window range is said to have been similarly
windowed. Projecting porch with crenellated parapet on entablature with 4 octagonal
shafts. Double wooden doors to entrance.

All the listed buildings on Castle Green form a group together with Ina Cottage,]
Mill Lane.

Listing NGR: ST2255524596

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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