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Public House Public Library, Taunton

Description: Public House Public Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269667

OS Grid Reference: ST2262224479
OS Grid Coordinates: 322622, 124479
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0145, -3.1044

Location: Corporation Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4ER

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Public Library
ST 2224 SE 11/190


1904 by Colbourne, Little and Goodson, Extended 1913 in a similar style (see date
stone to rear on Bath Place), Neo-Tudor style, 2 storeys red sand-stone with
pale dressings. Parapet with central gable, diamond motifs suspended from capping.
Some imitation corbelling, 3 main windows of 5 mullioned lights divided by smaller
openings. Central oriel over entrance. Paired buttresses to ground floor. 5
light windows to left and right divided by single lights. Entrance with ogee moulded
top and double wooden doors. Canted bay through both storeys to right. Extensions
of 1911 also included.

All the listed buildings (except No 34 and the Dragon Book Shop and Wall) in Bath
Place and Corporation Street form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2262224479

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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