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Somerset College of Art, Taunton

Description: Somerset College of Art

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269669

OS Grid Reference: ST2258824472
OS Grid Coordinates: 322588, 124472
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0144, -3.1049

Location: Corporation Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4BZ

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Somerset College of Art
ST 2224 SE 11/192


Dated 1905. By C Samson and A B Cottam. Imposing neo-Classical building of 2
storeys and basement, Ashlar with rusticated plinth. Central triangular pediment
with cartouche, artistic putti and elaborate foliation rises above dentil eaves
cornice and balustered parapet, Ionic pilasters divide front which has recessed
central section flanked by Ionic columns. 2nd (mezzanine) floor has semi-circular
windows with keystones and aprons. Ground floor windows have architrave surrounds,
Semi-circular basement openings. 5 windows with large metal frames.

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: ST2258824472

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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