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4, Hammet Street (See Details for Further Address Information), Taunton

Description: 4, Hammet Street (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269755

OS Grid Reference: ST2280924585
OS Grid Coordinates: 322809, 124585
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0154, -3.1018

Location: Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1RG

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 4
4.6.52. Nos 5 to (consec)
ST 2224 NE 9/87


Terrace of 3 storey 5 window brown brick fronts. 1788-90 when the street was laid
out by Sir Benjamin Hammet (MP for Taunton, Keeper of the Castle etc). The properties
are divided by plain pilasters. Continuous eaves cornice. Mixture of slate and
tile roofs. Original rainwater pipes. Sash windows in plain reveals, some glazing
bars missing. Painted stone doorcases with half round Tuscan pilasters, open pediments
and traceried fanlights. 6-panel doors (4 panels to No 8). Round headed entry
arch between Nos 5 and 6. No 5 has a later shop window to right. Side of No 3
has 3 windows and forms part of the west side of Church Square.

All the listed buildings in Hammet Street together with St Mary Magdalene Church and
the listed buildings in Church Square form an extremely important group.

Listing NGR: ST2280924588

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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