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9-12, Hammet Street, Taunton

Description: 9-12, Hammet Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269756

OS Grid Reference: ST2282324568
OS Grid Coordinates: 322823, 124568
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0153, -3.1016

Location: Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1RZ

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 9 to 12 (consec)
ST 2224 NE 9/88 4.6.52.


Terrace of 3 storey 5 window brown brick fronts. 1788-9O 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. Old tile roofs. 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 9: no pane's to No 10 ). 2 small shop windows inserted in No 9.
Insurance plaque to No 12. Side of No 9 has 3 windows and forms tort 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: ST2284124574

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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