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County Hotel, Taunton

Description: County Hotel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269712

OS Grid Reference: ST2288624452
OS Grid Coordinates: 322886, 124452
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0143, -3.1006

Location: East Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3LP

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 3LP

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Listing Text

(South Side)
County Hotel
ST 2224 SE 11/8 4.6.52.


Main block has an imposing early C19 3 storey stucco front. Modillion cornice
and parapet. Moulded stringcourse over 1st floor. Panelled pilasters with (suspended)
anthemion motifs through ground and 1st floors. Pane over lst floor with the
letters 'County Hotel'. 7 windows, sashes some glazing bars missing. Central
large Tuscan porch to entrance with architrave surround. Entry to yard under rusticated
arch to left. Double wooden doors. 2 further houses to left forming part of the
same property, the whole frontage stuccoed and made uniform with cornice and parapet,
pilasters and anthemions. These extensions have 3 windows and 2 windows. 2 large
canted bays and a rusticated central doorway to ground floor.

No 1A Billet Street, No 66 The County Hotel, the Brendon Bar and No "8ยจ East Street,
form an important group with the listed buildings in Cheapside, Fore Street and the

Listing NGR: ST2287824437

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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