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Terrace with Piers, Lamps and Parapets in Front of the Municipal Buildings, Taunton

Description: Terrace with Piers, Lamps and Parapets in Front of the Municipal Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269672

OS Grid Reference: ST2262824508
OS Grid Coordinates: 322628, 124508
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0147, -3.1043

Location: Corporation Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4AF

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Terrace with piers, lamps
and parapets in front of
the Municipal Buildings
ST 2224 NE 9/16A


Terrace towards the street is fronted by a rocky revetment wall with buttresses,
The wall is divided by large piers supporting elaborate bronze lamps with grotesque
on bases. Openwork stone parapet to paved terrace with 2 flights of stone steps
leading up. Probably dates from about 1902 and forms an integral part of the Municipal

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: ST2262824508

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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