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18, Fore Street, Taunton

Description: 18, Fore Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269733

OS Grid Reference: ST2267224462
OS Grid Coordinates: 322672, 124462
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0143, -3.1037

Location: High Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1JA

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 18
ST 2224 SE 11/77 4.6.52.


Colourwashed Victorian front, to an earlier building. 3 storeys, Cornice with
brackets, parapet with openwork balustrade (trefoil motif) in centre. Banded quoins
4 windows in pairs with chamfered reveals and centre shaft. Dogtooth to sill band
on 2nd floor. Overall fascia to ground floor with volutes to each side. On left
is C16/early C17 arch leading to Bath Place. 4-centred moulded arch with carved
spandrels and moulded Jambs. There is a doorframe of similar date further back
in the Entry. Shop front to right. Interior has enriched plaster ceilings and
friezes, one dated 1627: also plasterwork overmantel representing the sacrifice
of Isaac. Grade II* for interiors,

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: ST2267224462

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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