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4, Fore Street, Taunton

Description: 4, Fore Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269724

OS Grid Reference: ST2279424458
OS Grid Coordinates: 322794, 124458
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0143, -3.1020

Location: Paul Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1HX

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 1HX

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 4
ST 2224 SE 11/249


About 1860/70. Gothic front, 3 storeys plus attic in gable. 2 types of freestone
with colour patterning. Main 3 storeys are flanked by buttresses with crocket
capitals and marble nook shafts. Weathered sillband to 2nd floor. Gable with
finial and coping contains 3 small decorative trefoils with marble insets. Attic
window is a single shouldered light with openwork stone balcony and foliage on
corbel. Other floors have 4 windows in pairs, crocket capitals and marble nook
shafts. Single shouldered lights to 2nd floor, 1st floor has lancets with moulded
heads. Deep cornice and brackets over contemporary shop fronts and openwork cresting
supporting clock. 3-light shop window divided by colonnettes, entrance to left
with 10-panel door and fanlight.

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: ST2280224454

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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